In this math made simple series of tutorials the author shows how to find a percent of a number. He shows that to compute x percentage of something we need to movie decimal point in the percentage number two places to the left. There fore to compute the percentage of a number we multiply it with the modified percentage number which has its decimal moved two places to the left. He goes and demonstrates this method by solving many sample problems. If you are looking to find out the percentage of a number this is a good tutorial to start.