# How much is 40 percent of one over eight

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### 1) What is 40% of 1/8?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

40 / 100 = Part / 1/8

Cross multiply:

40 x 1/8 = 100 x Part, or

5 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = 5 / 100 = 0.4

### 2) 40 is what percent of 1/8?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

% / 100 = 40 / 1/8

Cross multiply:

% x 1/8 = 40 x 100

Divide by 1/8 and get the percentage:

% = 40 x 100 / 1/8 = 32000%