#### Solution for What is 3 percent of .5:

3 percent *.5 =

( 3:100)*.5 =

( 3*.5):100 =

1.5:100 = 0.02

Now we have: 3 percent of .5 = 0.02

Question: What is 3 percent of .5?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is .5.

Step 2: We represent the unknown value with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1 above,{.5}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={ 3\%}.

Step 5: This results in a pair of simple equations:

{.5}={100\%}(1).

{x}={ 3\%}(2).

Step 6: By dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and noting that both the RHS (right hand side) of both
equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{.5}{x}=\frac{100\%}{ 3\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{.5}=\frac{ 3}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {0.02}

Therefore, { 3\%} of {.5} is {0.02}

#### Solution for What is .5 percent of 3:

.5 percent * 3 =

(.5:100)* 3 =

(.5* 3):100 =

1.5:100 = 0.02

Now we have: .5 percent of 3 = 0.02

Question: What is .5 percent of 3?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 3.

Step 2: We represent the unknown value with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1 above,{ 3}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={.5\%}.

Step 5: This results in a pair of simple equations:

{ 3}={100\%}(1).

{x}={.5\%}(2).

Step 6: By dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and noting that both the RHS (right hand side) of both
equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{ 3}{x}=\frac{100\%}{.5\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{ 3}=\frac{.5}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {0.02}

Therefore, {.5\%} of { 3} is {0.02}

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