# How much is 5.3 percent of 1/3

Using this tool you can find any percentage in three ways. So, we think you reached us looking for answers like: What is 5.3 (5.3%) percent (%) of 1/3 (1/3)? Or may be: How much is 5.3 percent of 1/3. 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 5.3% of 1/3?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

^{5.3} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{1/3}

Cross multiply:

5.3 x 1/3 = 100 x Part, or

1.7666666666667 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{1.7666666666667} / _{100} = 0.053

### 2) 5.3 is what percent of 1/3?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

^{%} / _{100} = ^{5.3} / _{1/3}

Cross multiply:

% x 1/3 = 5.3 x 100

Divide by 1/3 and get the percentage:

% = ^{5.3 x 100} / _{1/3} = 1590%