Percentage of a Percentage Calculator – Solve Compounding Percentages

Find the percentage of a percentage by entering the two percentages below. This is useful to find a compound percentage of a value. You can also use our percentage calculator to find the portion of a value.

Result:

25% of 60% = 15%

Start with the formula to calculate a percentage of a percentage
p=
percent 1
100
×
percent 2
100
×100
Substitute values in the equation
p=
25
100
×
60
100
×100
Simplify and solve
p=0.25×0.6×100
p=15%


How to Find the Percent of a Percent

Finding the percentage of a percentage involves converting both to decimal form by dividing by 100 and then multiplying them together. Use the following formula:

p = (pct1 ÷ 100) × (pct2 ÷ 100) × 100

Start by dividing each percentage by 100 to convert them to a decimal form. Then multiply the decimals together to get the result. Multiply the result by 100 to get the final percentage.

icon of many % symbols representing compounding percentages.

Example: Find 25% of 80%


p = (pct1 ÷ 100) × (pct2 ÷ 100) × 100
p = (25 ÷ 100) × (80 ÷ 100) × 100
p = .25 × .8 × 100
p = .2 × 100
p = 20%

Find the percentage of a percentage is easy using the formula or our handy calculator. Use our percentage calculators for more tools for calculating percent values.