# How much is 85 percent of a hundred

Using this tool you can find any percentage in three ways. So, we think you reached us looking for answers like: What is 85 (85%) percent (%) of a hundred (100)? Or may be: How much is 85 percent of a hundred. See the solutions to these problems just after the percentage calculator below.

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## How to work out percentages - Step by Step

Here are the solutions to the questions stated above:

### 1) What is 85% of 100?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

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

Cross multiply:

85 x 100 = 100 x Part, or

8500 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{8500} / _{100} = 85

### 2) 85 is what percent of 100?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

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

Cross multiply:

% x 100 = 85 x 100

Divide by 100 and get the percentage:

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