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Using this tool you can find any percentage in three ways. So, we think you reached us looking for answers like:1) What is 10 percent (%) of 500?2) 10 is what percent of 500?Or may be: How much is 10 percent of 500?

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If you are looking for a ### 1) What is 10% of 500?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

10 / 100 = Part / 500

Cross multiply:

10 x 500 = 100 x Part, or

5000 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = 5000 / 100 = 50

### 2) What is 10 out of 500?

This question is equivalent to: "10 is what percent of 500?" Or What percent 10 is out of 500?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

% / 100 = 10 / 500

Cross multiply:

% x 500 = 10 x 100

Divide by 500 to get the percentage:

% = (10 x 100) / 500 = 2%

A shorter way to calculate x out of y

You can easily find 10 is out of 500, in one step, by simply dividing 10 by 500, then multiplying the result by 100. So,

10 is out of 500 = 10/500 x 100 = 2%

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