We use the symbol % for "percent."
The word "percent" really just means "per hundred."
|So, 25% means "25 per hundred" which is||.|
If you had a pizza that was cut into 100 pieces, 25% of the pizza would be 25 pieces!
A percent is just another way of counting part of a whole -- like fractions and decimals.
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So, 25% is the same as