What would be the correct form here:

Set size in percent

Set size in percentage


1 Answer 1


It's quite easy; the word 'percent' always follows a number: three percent, fifteen percent, 'The answer is 34 percent.'

The word percentage is used when there is no number mentioned/being used: 'What is the percentage?', 'The percentage is the number divided by the total.', 'I'm bad at calculating percentages.'

And so I'd say your answer is the second one.

Hope that helps! :)

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