Percentage profit simply means expressing the profit in the form of percentages.

**How to calculate percentage profit.**

To calculate the percentage profit, you need to have the profit itself and the cost price.

**Example 1:**

A vendor bought a tray of eggs at K sh. 360, then sold it at K sh. 420. Calculate the percentage profit.

We begin by calculating the profit. The net profit is K sh. 60.

Therefore, the percentage profit is 16.67 %.