# Approximately what percentage of a cell's genes are being used at any one time a. 1 to 2 percent b. 5 to 10 percent c. 25 to 50 percent. d. 70 to 80 percent e. 90 to 99 percen?

B. 5 to 10 percent

### How do you find a preCENTage of a number?

To get a percentage, you need two numbers. e.g. a is equal to x percent of b. A percentage is nothing more than the ratio of two numbers multiplied by one hundred. a then is 100a/b percent of b. For example: 23 people took a test, and seven of them failed. What percentage of the people failed? The answer being 7 * 100 / 23, or approximately 30.434782 percent.

### Is there a difference percent error and percentage error?

The difference: -age (hey, it's not wrong...) In general, probably not - percent and percentage are often used interchangeably. The context of use may warrant a difference though, if strict semantics are being followed: "Percent error" would refer to the the maximum potential difference between what a value could be, and what that value is stated to be. "Percentage error", in such a scenario, would refer to an erroneous percentage (as in, the percentage itself…

### What is a percentage?

A percentage means "for every one hundred". So if you get a hit 27 times for every 100 times you are at bat, your percentage and Batting Average is .270, which represents 27 percent. Percentages are actually fractions with a denominator of 100, hence the percentage sign:% looks a bit like 2 zeros. It is a part of something, with 0% being none of something, and 100% being all of it (e.g. n% of a…

### What are the benefits of being a OB-GYN?

ok so when i read the answer to this question i though hummm yea that's not right. so heres the right answer: Ob/Gyn should expect to receive benefits, such as medical care, holiday pay, and paid vacations. Approximately 86 percent of Ob/Gyns have at least medical care. A relatively small percentage of Ob/Gyns (13 percent) do not have any health benefits at all according to the PayScale website.

### What is a 2.7 GPA as a percentage?

The person before said it was 68 percent. That is not true. A 2.7 is a high C and in some schools a B minus. It doesn't really work regarding a percentage system, but if your school has a 70 percent being a C(which most US universities do) then it would be around a 75 percent grade. The person before merely divided 2.7 by 4. That is not how you configure it. If you did…

### What is the proper placement of the percent sign when providing a range?

The proper place to put a percent sign in a range is as follows: 40-60% The percent sign is not used after both ranges (40 and 60) when ranges are used. However, when a percentage range is not being described, such as 40 percent, it is acceptable to place the percent sign immediately following the digits (60 percent; 60%), or a space may be used between the digits and the sign (60 %).

### What percentage of bush fires are caused by arsonists?

According to the Australian Government website for the Australian Institute of Criminology (see website link below): "13 percent of vegetation fires are recorded as being deliberate and another 37 percent as suspicious. That is, for all vegetation fires for which there is a cause recorded, 50 percent may be lit deliberately."

### What percentage of the water on earth is available for human use?

This depends on what you mean with 'human use'. But it is estimated that 2.75 percent of all water on Earth is fresh water (which I believe is what you mean). Most of that however (2.05) is frozen in glaciers. A further 0.68 percent is ground water, with only 0.011 percent being surface water (in lakes and rivers).

### Percentage of people who stay sober?

You can consider a person who is not an alcoholic as being sober. There are more than 12,000,000 alcoholics in the United States, which is about 5 percent of the total population. This means 95 percent are sober, although you will find more than 75 percent of adults drink alcohol to some degree and that more than 75 percent of all high school students have been drunk at least once

### What is percent mean?

it is a mathematical way of expressing a number . the number being expressed can be considered a fraction, a part of a whole or an amount in comparison to one hundred. The word "percent" is short for the longer "percentage," and means "per one hundred. " Percent numbers are expressed in many different ways and many forms, and can be computed in a variety of ways. . They are often accompanied by a percentage…