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Percent vs Homework - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between percent and homework

is that percent is a part or other object per hundred while homework is work that is done at home, especially school exercises set by a teacher.

As an adjective percent

is expressed in percents; usually together with a number.

percent

English

Alternative forms

* per cent (mostly UK) * (archaic)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A part or other object per hundred
  • A resolution must receive fifty-one percent of the votes to pass.
  • percentage.
  • Usage notes

    * A percentage is often denoted by the character . *: 50% denotes ''50 percent . * The difference of two percentages is measured by percentage point, not by percent.

    Derived terms

    * percentage * percentwise

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Expressed in percents; usually together with a number.
  • ''I got a ten percent raise!
    ''The whisky usually contains over fifty percent alcohol by volume in the maturing casks, while the commercial brands are diluted to 40 to 45 percent.

    See also

    * per mille, permille, * per myriad, * ppm, ppb, ppt, ppq (typography marks) ----

    homework

    Noun

    (-)
  • Work that is done at home, especially school exercises set by a teacher.
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  • Preliminary or preparatory work, such as research.
  • Usage notes

    The term is generally used to refer to primary or secondary school assignments as opposed to college-level coursework.

    See also

    * busy work * schoolwork