# 15 percent of a third Dollars

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## How to work out percentages - Step by Step

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### 1) What is 15% of 1/3?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

^{15} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{1/3}

Cross multiply:

15 x 1/3 = 100 x Part, or

5 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{5} / _{100} = 0.15

### 2) 15 is what percent of 1/3?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

^{%} / _{100} = ^{15} / _{1/3}

Cross multiply:

% x 1/3 = 15 x 100

Divide by 1/3 and get the percentage:

% = ^{15 x 100} / _{1/3} = 4500%