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So when you're saying what percent of 16 is 4, percent is another way of saying, what fraction of 16 is 4? And we just need to write it as a percent, as per 100. So if you said what fraction of 16 is 4, you would say, well, look, this is the same thing as 4/16, which is the same thing as 1/4. per·cent also per cent (pər-sĕnt′) adv. Out of each hundred; per hundred. n. 1. pl. percent also per cent One part in a hundred: The report states that 42 percent of the alumni contributed to the endowment. Also called per centum. 2. pl. percents A percentage or portion: She has invested a large percent of her salary. 3. percents Chiefly British