# 25 percent of forty two Dollars

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## How to work out percentages - Step by Step

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### 1) What is 25% of 42?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

^{25} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{42}

Cross multiply:

25 x 42 = 100 x Part, or

1050 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{1050} / _{100} = 10.5

### 2) 25 is what percent of 42?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

^{%} / _{100} = ^{25} / _{42}

Cross multiply:

% x 42 = 25 x 100

Divide by 42 and get the percentage:

% = ^{25 x 100} / _{42} = 59.52380952381%