# Percentage(%) symbol in LaTeX

Symbol/Unicode Percentage/U+0025
Type of symbol Mathematics
Package (requirement) No
Argument No
Latex command \%
Example \% → %

Percentage (%) symbol in Latex is used to convert a single line into a comment and this percentage symbol and the single line are not printed in the document, so you need to use the \% command to print this symbol in a Latex document.

\documentclass{article}
\begin{document}
% percentage symbol use in text mode
100\% \\[6pt]
15\% of 80 = 12\\[6pt]
21\% of 60 = 10.6
\end{document}

Output :