Calculating Percentages from two features

Discussion created by will_davis44 on Jun 25, 2012
Latest reply on Jun 25, 2012 by mdenil
I have created an Intersect from a buffer and a feature class.  I want to find the percentages of the original feature class that now lies within my buffered zone.  I need to divide the new Shape_areas by the original Shape_areas then multiply by 100. How can I do this in Python?  Here is my code to help visualize what i have done so far ( http://pastie.org/4148734 )