Percentage means a number or a ratio expressed in terms of fractions of 100. It is denoted using the percentage sign ‘%’.

Percentage of marks is calculated by diving the total scored marks by the total marks and multiplying it by 100.

**Formula to calculate percentage of marks.**

**Example:**

A grade 8 student scored 402 marks out of the possible 500 marks. Calculate her marks percentage.

Therefore, her marks percentage is 80.4%.5