# How much is seventeen percent of a half

Using this tool you can find any percentage in three ways. So, we think you reached us looking for answers like: What is seventeen (17%) percent (%) of a half (1/2)? Or may be: How much is seventeen percent of a half. 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 17% of 1/2?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

% / 100 = Part / Whole replace the given values:

17 / 100 = Part / 1/2

Cross multiply:

17 x 1/2 = 100 x Part, or

8.5 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = 8.5 / 100 = 0.17

### 2) 17 is what percent of 1/2?

Use again the same percentage formula:

% / 100 = Part / Whole replace the given values:

% / 100 = 17 / 1/2

Cross multiply:

% x 1/2 = 17 x 100

Divide by 1/2 and get the percentage:

% = 17 x 100 / 1/2 = 3400%