**Calculating**the

**percentage profit**made. This is done using the

**profit**and the price that something cost originally, before it was sold on (the Cost Price).

**Percentage Profit**= (

**profit**/cost price) x 100%

Also asked, how do I find the percentage profit?

To

**calculate**the**gain**, take the price for which you sold the investment and subtract from it the price that you initially paid for it. Now that you have your**gain**, divide the**gain**by the original amount of the investment. Finally, multiply your answer by 100 to get the**percentage**change in your investment.How do you calculate profit rate?

Your

**profit rate**is the**percentage**of your income that is**profit**. You can**calculate**this by deducting your total expenses from your total income, and taking the amount remaining as your**profit**. Divide the**profit**by your total costs, and the result will be the**rate**, or**percentage**, of**profit**that you make on your sales.How do you figure out profit percentage?

**How to calculate profit margin**

- find out your COGS (cost of goods sold).
- find our your revenue (how much you sell these goods for, for example $50 ).
- calculate the gross profit by subtracting costs from revenue.
- divide gross profit by revenue: $20 / $50 = 0.4 .
- express it as percentages: 0.4 * 100 = 40% .