# How much is 5 percent of three eighths

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### 1) What is 5% of 3/8?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

5 / 100 = Part / 3/8

Cross multiply:

5 x 3/8 = 100 x Part, or

1.875 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = 1.875 / 100 = 0.15

### 2) 5 is what percent of 3/8?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

% / 100 = 5 / 3/8

Cross multiply:

% x 3/8 = 5 x 100

Divide by 3/8 and get the percentage:

% = 5 x 100 / 3/8 = 1333.3333333333%