How do you write out “1%” in words?
In virtually all style guides, “1%” will be written as “one percent” in American usage for general text (“one per cent” in British usage).
Numbers and symbols should be acceptable in charts and tables.
If “one percent” is used as an adjective, it gets a hyphen.
The solution was only one percent of its undiluted strength.
The one-percent solution was mislabeled as a nine-percent solution.
Number usage varies based on style; the key is to be consistent.
Often, numbers one through nine will be spelled out, with numerals starting at 10.
Other styles prefer numbers to be stated in words until reaching 100 or 101.
This still allows for using numerals, but expressing symbols with words.
Darla was delighted to find a couch for only 99 dollars for her new home with Alfalfa.
With rates as high as 18 percent, there was no way Alfalfa could afford a mortgage, and there was no way he could tell Darla that.
One last note: Do not begin sentences with numerals, even if they are large:
Two thousand fifty-six dollars was more than Spanky could afford for a trip to visit Alfalfa and Darla.
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Say that term out loud.
You'd say “one percent”, right? Well, that's exactly how you'd write it out in words!
In school, we’re taught that for numbers until ten, you should spell out the word (for expository writing, that is), whereas for numbers greater than ten, they should be written in numeral for.
So you'll have one percent and six ducks, but 11 kumquats and 49 pennies.
Of course, for legal documents, it is customary to give the figure both in words and numbers, so as to avoid confusion and reduce liability.
You are entitled to fourteen (14) days of paid leave annually.
One percent (1%) of each intake will be selected for the course.
Your monthly salary will be set at two thousand three hundred and fifty dollars ($2350.
Percent is the acceptable spelling.
When it comes to spelling, it depends on the kind of writing you’re doing.
It’s the Associated Press Style Guide that suggests writing out numbers from one through ten, so believe if you’re writing for a venue that’s more journalistic, you should follow the AP.
If you’re writing an academic treatise or fiction, it’s best to follow the Chicago Manual of Style, which prefers writing out numbers from one to one hundred.
Both advocate spelling out special characters such as percent, dollar, or ampersand.
Since I work mostly in the literary world, I use the CMoS.
You can write one percent if dealing with stats and numbers within your text is a one-off occasion.
If you are comparing things, it is preferable to spell out percent but leave the numbers as numerals.
(But don’t start a sentence with numerals.
A Harris poll from last year found that 42 percent of Americans say they believe in ghosts.
The percentage is similar in the U.
, where 52 percent of respondents indicated that they believed in ghosts in a recent poll.
One percent or in the case of “$ “ you would simply write dollars or dollar.
In most professional writing you can use the symbols within a sentence but not at the end or the beginning.
Sometimes it is better to use the written form if you are not aware of the proper way to integrate symbols into your manuscript.
Also, consult your professional publication manuals for more information.
You would write “one percent.
Yes, I do feel like I should add something here, whether a witty joke or a historical anecdote or something.
But, well, I got nothin’.
The answer is “one percent.
” That’s all, folks.
One percent; one per cent; one per centum depending on how old fashioned the publisher is.
As all the numbers will usually be less than one hundred, write them out also.
Twenty-two percent, not 22 percent.
For dollars, I would write twenty-two dollars, although over one hundred, my style books recommend using numerals unless the amount is a round one.
One million dollars, but 1,656,972 dollars.
One equals 1; percent equals %.
Here’s an example:
“More than one percent of the population identifies as LGBT, Susan,” clarified Ralph.
Generally, at least in formal writing, using numerals is considered bad form.
Replacing 1% with one percent should help alleviate this issue.
How would you say “1%” in ordinary speech? I presume you would speak the word that is represented by the Arabic numeral “1” and the word represented by the symbol “%.
” That is exactly the way you would express the concept in writing—simply write those words: “one percent.
In text, use numerals and “%.
” Spell out the numeral and the word only if they begin the sentence.
Where the percentage is less than 1%, add a decimal point and a zero.
One hundred percent of the students were in attendance.
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