What is another word for percentage point?

6 synonyms found


[ pəsˈɛntɪd͡ʒ pˈɔ͡ɪnt], [ pəsˈɛntɪd‍ʒ pˈɔ‍ɪnt], [ p_ə_s_ˈɛ_n_t_ɪ_dʒ p_ˈɔɪ_n_t]

Synonyms for Percentage point:

How to use "Percentage point" in context?

In mathematics, percentage points (abbreviated to % or pp) are a unit of measure that is typically used to express fractions as percentages. The number 100% is commonly called a percentage point.

A percentage point is defined as one twentieth of a percentage. For example, if a quantity is expressed as a percentage, and the quantity can be reduced to two decimal places (e.g. 0.9 is 90%%), the number can also be expressed as a percentage point using the geometric representation:

In the previous example, the number 0.9 would be expressed as 9% and the number 1.

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