# 8.5 percent of six Dollars

Using this tool you can find any percentage in three ways. So, we think you reached us looking for answers like: What is 8.5 (8.5%) percent (%) of six (6)? Or may be: 8.5 percent of six Dollars. See the solutions to these problems just after the percentage calculator below.

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## How to work out percentages - Step by Step

Here are the solutions to the questions stated above:

### 1) What is 8.5% of 6?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

^{%} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{Whole} replace the given values:

^{8.5} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{6}

Cross multiply:

8.5 x 6 = 100 x Part, or

51 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{51} / _{100} = 0.51

### 2) 8.5 is what percent of 6?

Use again the same percentage formula:

^{%} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{Whole} replace the given values:

^{%} / _{100} = ^{8.5} / _{6}

Cross multiply:

% x 6 = 8.5 x 100

Divide by 6 and get the percentage:

% = ^{8.5 x 100} / _{6} = 141.666666667%