# 50 percent of five thousand 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 thousand (5000)? Or may be: 50 percent of five thousand 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 5000?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

^{50} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{5000}

Cross multiply:

50 x 5000 = 100 x Part, or

250000 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{250000} / _{100} = 2500

### 2) 50 is what percent of 5000?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

^{%} / _{100} = ^{50} / _{5000}

Cross multiply:

% x 5000 = 50 x 100

Divide by 5000 and get the percentage:

% = ^{50 x 100} / _{5000} = 1%