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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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When a percent is changed to a decimal fraction, the percent sign is removed and the decimal point is moved two places to the left.
Fifty-two percent of the consumers who walked in on their own signed up for Medicaid, and 48 percent signed up for QHP coverage.
Among those who started the diet plan, fewer than 15 percent failed to complete the program, and 45 percent signed up again for another four or 10 weeks.
When the plan was originally offered to Golden Rule employees in May 1993, about 80 percent signed on.
Many existing texts have encoding within them which is not documented and, if the exact source is not known, it may be impossible to identify, for example, what a group of percent signs in the middle of a text may mean.
Twenty-five percent signed up for the scooters, but in fact, everyone rode bikes," recalls B&R vice president Thomas Hamilton.
They succeeded at getting a provision cutting the amount of cash HHS has available to offer CO-OPs additional loans by 90 percent signed into law in 2013.
"Manny has 100 percent signed his side of the deal," the source told Telegraph Sport.
For example, percent signs and dollar signs are found in text, then they and related text are gathered to create indexes to advertisers, products and categories based on price.
Officials expected the cutbacks to save $17 million to $20 million beginning in the second quarter, especially when 38 percent signed up for the higher cuts in exchange for increased stock options.