# 50 percent of five over eight Pounds

Using this tool you can find any percentage in three ways. So, we think you reached us looking for answers like: What is 50 (50%) percent (%) of five over eight (5/8)? Or may be: 50 percent of five over eight Pounds. 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 50% of 5/8?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

^{50} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{5/8}

Cross multiply:

50 x 5/8 = 100 x Part, or

31.25 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{31.25} / _{100} = 2.5

### 2) 50 is what percent of 5/8?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

^{%} / _{100} = ^{50} / _{5/8}

Cross multiply:

% x 5/8 = 50 x 100

Divide by 5/8 and get the percentage:

% = ^{50 x 100} / _{5/8} = 8000%