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Percent means "out of 100." So, 41% translates to "41 out of 100."

If you read 41 pages in a 100-page magazine, you'll have read 41% of the magazine.

Percents show a portion (41 pages) of a 100-part whole (100 pages). If you read 100 pages of the magazine—the entire thing—you’ll have read 100% of the magazine.

In a poll of 100 voters, 63 said they wanted a new train station. What percentage of voters wants a new station?
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