Description: Percent means per-hundred. Use that knowledge to solve problems like what percent of 16 is 4? Created by Sal Khan. So when you're saying what percent of 16 is 4, percent is another way of saying, what fraction of 16 is 4? 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. So you could say, well, this is going to be equal to question mark over 100, the part of 100.*Teacher Advisor is 100% free.