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300% of an amount means 3 times the original amount. This is because a percentage is a proportion per 100. So 300% means 300 per 100 or 300/100 times the amount.(Note: not to be confused with a 300% increase).

Therefore if we divide 75 by 3 we get: 75/3 = 25.

Thus 75 is 300% of 25.

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