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percent sign

In certain programming languages, the percent sign (%) is used to indicate a type of variable. For example, in the following C statement, the %d indicates an integer variable.

printf ("The result is %d\n", amount);
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For example, a flyer from the provincial Ministry of Municipal Affairs informed residents of Outremont that if more than 10 per cent signed the register, ratepayers would be billed an alarming $140,194 collectively.
"They have 100 per cent signed the contract for this fight.
Potential investors are in the pre-sale phase of Cedar, a residential golfing community, with over 90 per cent signed up in one of the towers, Crosetta said.
He said surveys showed 90 per cent of people supported organ donation, yet only 23 per cent signed up as donors.