# How much is 5.9 percent of 1/6

Using this tool you can find any percentage in three ways. So, we think you reached us looking for answers like: What is 5.9 (5.9%) percent (%) of 1/6 (1/6)? Or may be: How much is 5.9 percent of 1/6. 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 5.9% of 1/6?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

^{5.9} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{1/6}

Cross multiply:

5.9 x 1/6 = 100 x Part, or

0.98333333333333 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{0.98333333333333} / _{100} = 0.059

### 2) 5.9 is what percent of 1/6?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

^{%} / _{100} = ^{5.9} / _{1/6}

Cross multiply:

% x 1/6 = 5.9 x 100

Divide by 1/6 and get the percentage:

% = ^{5.9 x 100} / _{1/6} = 3540%