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    Hello, everyone

    Please tell me whether the following sentences are both correct. Thank you.

    A) What percentage of the students are overweight?

    B) How many percent of the students are overweight?

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    Re: percent

    The first is correct. The second is unnatural for me.

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    Re: percent

    For the second, I might use "What percent of the student population is overweight?"

    For "How many percent ...", the only natural question I can think of is "How many percent of 90 is 15?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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