Tag: percent

  • A Better Way to Think about “%”

    A Better Way to Think about “%”

    A lot of people get confused by the “%” symbol. I can understand why. Even the Wikipedia Percentage page seems way more confusing than it should be. Well, maybe I can help.  Here’s a simplifying little idea that I learned by reading ISO 80000-1:  The percent symbol (%) is just a constant, just like π or e. Its value…