Using Percentages

Procedure 2.8. How much is 20% of 3000 yen?

  1. Select the JPY - Japanese yen item if available and if not already selected.

  2. Type 3000 and press the button or the Y key.

  3. Enter 20 and press the % button or the % key. As with multiplications, the value had to be typed before the percentage.

  4. Look at the result: it is equivalent to 600 yen.

Procedure 2.9. How much is 3000 yen plus 20%?

  1. Select the JPY - Japanese yen item if available and if not already selected.

  2. Type 3000 and press the button or the Y key.

  3. Press the + button or the + key.

  4. Enter 20 and press the % button or the % key. As with multiplications, the value had to be typed before the percentage.

  5. Look at the result: 26.96 € or 3600 „ at the time of writing.

Procedure 2.10. How much is 3000 yen minus 20%?

  1. Select the JPY - Japanese yen item if available and if not already selected.

  2. Type 3000 and press the button or the Y key.

  3. Press the - button or - key.

  4. Enter 20 and press the % button or the % key. As with multiplications, the value had to be typed before the percentage.

  5. Look at the result: 17.97 € or 2400 „ at the date of writing these lines.