# percentage to em

## A converter that calculates the em from a percentage for given em size and base size to make the measurement responsive

### Hot Keys

Calculate and copy the result of calculation.

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Reverse the converter to "EM to Percentage".

Focus the "Percentage (%)" input.

Focus the "Base Size" input.

Focus the "EM Size" input.

### FAQ

#### How to convert Percentage to EM?

To convert percentage to em, you should know total size of 1 EM, default is 16px, and size of base Then, just apply formula: ((percent * base) / 100) / em size For example, with 16px size of 1em and 1000px of base, 10% will be converted to: ((10 * 1000) / 100) / 16 = 6.25em

#### What is the Percentage to EM formula?

((percent * base) / 100) / em size

#### What is % unit? (Percentage)

Percentage is a number or ratio expressed as a fraction of 100. It is often denoted using the percent sign (%). A percentage is a dimensionless number, primarily used for expressing proportions, but percent is nonetheless a unit of measurement in its orthography and usage. In CSS, it is often used to define a size as relative to an element's parent element. For example, if parent element's size is 1000px, then 1% will be equal to 10px, 1% = 10px.

### Percentage to EM Conversion Table if base size is 1000px and em size is 16px

percentage | em |
---|---|

1% | 0.625em |

2% | 1.25em |

3% | 1.875em |

4% | 2.5em |

5% | 3.125em |

6% | 3.75em |

7% | 4.375em |

8% | 5em |

9% | 5.625em |

10% | 6.25em |

11% | 6.875em |

12% | 7.5em |

13% | 8.125em |

14% | 8.75em |

15% | 9.375em |

16% | 10em |

17% | 10.625em |

18% | 11.25em |

19% | 11.875em |

20% | 12.5em |

21% | 13.125em |

22% | 13.75em |

23% | 14.375em |

24% | 15em |

25% | 15.625em |