Below is a *percentage of percentage calculator*, which will calculate the percentage of another percentage. Enter a percentage X% which you take "of" a second percentage Y%, and the tool will tell you the final impact.

## Percentage of Percentage Calculator

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## What is a Percentage of Percentage?

A percentage of percentage comes up when two (or more) percentages interact in a way that you need to determine the final impact.

For example, in investing, you often have an X% claim on something, but may owe Y% in fees, or lose that Y% to some other factor (for example, in accredited investments). You won't know the true effect of the various clauses until you work through percentages of percentages.

### Example Percentage of Percentage

Let's say there is a $10,000,000 fund, and you have the rights to 35% of the gains, but pay 20% *carry* or performance fee. How much would you receive in a year where the fund made $2,000,000?

Stated another way, you take home 80% of 35% of the gains. Here's how it looks:

your\ take=35\%*80\% = .35*.8 = 28\%\ of\ gains\\~\\your\ distribution=.28*\$2,000,000=\$560,000

## Using the Percentage of Percentages Calculator

In the entry field at the top, enter the first percentage – the percentage X that you are taking "of" the second percentage. Likewise, in the second box,

When happy, simply hit the **Compute Average** button below and DQYDJ will find the percentage of percentage, so you can know the final impact.

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