Explore the concept of percent proportion with examples and equip yourself with a valuable skill. You will learn how to determine what percentage Y makes up out of X using our examples of percent proportion.

**Example 1: Exam Scores **-
You answered 30 out of 40 questions correctly on a test. What is your percentage score?

**Example 2: Ingredients Proportion **-
A recipe calls for 2 cups of flour out of a total 4 cups of dry ingredients. What percentage of the dry ingredients is flour?

**Example 3: Population Demographics **-
In a town with 2,000 residents, 800 are under the age of 18. What percentage of the population is under 18?