The answer is in the word 'per-cent'. It literally means per century or per 100.

Thus 1 per a 100 is 1 percent.

Thus 1% of 100 is naturally 1.
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The answer is in the word 'per-cent'. It literally means per century or per 100.

Thus 1 per a 100 is 1 percent.

Thus 1% of 100 is naturally 1.
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