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A formula for calculating profit margin

You can calculate all three by dividing the profit (revenue minus costs) by the revenue.

Multiplying this figure by 100 gives you your profit margin percentage.3 Jun 2019

## How do we calculate profit percentage?

**There are three steps to calculating profit margin:**

- Determine the net income (subtract the total expenses from the revenue).
- Divide the net income by the revenue.
- Multiply the result by 100 to arrive at a percentage.

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## What is the formula to calculate profit?

The profit equation is: profit = revenue – costs , so an alternative margin formula is: margin = 100 * (revenue – costs) / revenue . Now that you know how to calculate profit margin, here’s the formula for revenue: revenue = 100 * profit / margin .

## What is the formula to calculate percentage?

**1. How to calculate percentage of a number. Use the percentage formula: P% * X = Y**

- Convert the problem to an equation using the percentage formula: P% * X = Y.
- P is 10%, X is 150, so the equation is 10% * 150 = Y.
- Convert 10% to a decimal by removing the percent sign and dividing by 100: 10/100 = 0.10.