# 20 percent of 85000 Pounds

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## How to work out percentages - Step by Step

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### 1) What is 20% of 85000?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

^{20} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{85000}

Cross multiply:

20 x 85000 = 100 x Part, or

1700000 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{1700000} / _{100} = 17000

### 2) 20 is what percent of 85000?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

^{%} / _{100} = ^{20} / _{85000}

Cross multiply:

% x 85000 = 20 x 100

Divide by 85000 and get the percentage:

% = ^{20 x 100} / _{85000} = 0.023529411764706%