## 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.