# 55 percent of 3 Pounds

Using this tool you can find any percentage in three ways. So, we think you reached us looking for answers like: What is 55 (55%) percent (%) of 3 (3)? Or may be: 55 percent of 3 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 55% of 3?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

^{55} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{3}

Cross multiply:

55 x 3 = 100 x Part, or

165 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{165} / _{100} = 1.65

### 2) 55 is what percent of 3?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

^{%} / _{100} = ^{55} / _{3}

Cross multiply:

% x 3 = 55 x 100

Divide by 3 and get the percentage:

% = ^{55 x 100} / _{3} = 1833.3333333333%