# How much is 85 percent of 40

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## How to work out percentages - Step by Step

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### 1) What is 85% of 40?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

^{85} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{40}

Cross multiply:

85 x 40 = 100 x Part, or

3400 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{3400} / _{100} = 34

### 2) 85 is what percent of 40?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

^{%} / _{100} = ^{85} / _{40}

Cross multiply:

% x 40 = 85 x 100

Divide by 40 and get the percentage:

% = ^{85 x 100} / _{40} = 212.5%