# How much is 90 percent of a fifth

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### 1) What is 90% of 1/5?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

90 / 100 = Part / 1/5

Cross multiply:

90 x 1/5 = 100 x Part, or

18 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = 18 / 100 = 0.9

### 2) 90 is what percent of 1/5?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

% / 100 = 90 / 1/5

Cross multiply:

% x 1/5 = 90 x 100

Divide by 1/5 and get the percentage:

% = 90 x 100 / 1/5 = 45000%