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How to work out percentages - Step by Step

Here are the solutions to the questions stated above:

1) What is 2% of 50?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

2 / 100 = Part / 50

Cross multiply:

2 x 50 = 100 x Part, or

100 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = 100 / 100 = 1

2) 2 is what percent of 50?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

% / 100 = 2 / 50

Cross multiply:

% x 50 = 2 x 100

Divide by 50 and get the percentage:

% = 2 x 100 / 50 = 4%

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