# Percent Symbol (%)

The percentage sign is used in mathematics to represent a fraction out of 100. The symbol is also used in computing to represent the modulus operator. Typically, it is used in an expression like this:

In plain language, this is read as “fifteen-perecent” which is equivelant to the fraction . Shown below are various formats for the percent symbol.

Symbol Format Data
% Unicode
37
TeX
\%
SVG