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    Percentages written in other words

    Can you help me, please
    How may I write in words these percentages:
    3%
    10%
    51%
    100%

    I only have this example:
    99% could be written as 'almost everyone' or 'the vast of majority'

    Thank you in advance

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    Re: Percentages written in other words

    Quote Originally Posted by Nemesis475 View Post
    Can you help me, please
    How may I write in words these percentages:
    3%-three one-hundredths
    10%-one in every ten
    51%-slightly more than half
    100%-all

    I only have this example:
    99% could be written as 'almost everyone' or 'the vast of majority' Omit 'of' in this example.,
    Thank you in advance
    These are only a few possibilities. I'm sure there will be other replies.

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    Re: Percentages written in other words

    Thank you so much for the help!
    Really appreciate it :)

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    Re: Percentages written in other words

    You're welconme, Nemesis, but there is no need to write a new post just to say "Thank you". It makes us think there is new information or a follow-up question and we spend time opening the thread. Simply click on the "Thank" button at the bottom left-hand corner of any post you find helpful.




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    #5

    Re: Percentages written in other words

    Depending on the context 3% could be "almost none" or "very few." Like the number of people voting for a fringe candidate. Or number of people buying a Blackberry.

    On the other hand 3% could be a significant number if it is the percentage of new iphones which will spontaneously catch fire, or the number of Texans to die of Ebola this year.

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    Re: Percentages written in other words

    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    10%-one in every ten
    'One out of ten' should also be possible.

    Not a teacher.

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