#### Solution for What is 50 percent of 8.5:

50 percent *8.5 =

(50:100)*8.5 =

(50*8.5):100 =

425:100 = 4.25

Now we have: 50 percent of 8.5 = 4.25

Question: What is 50 percent of 8.5?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 8.5.

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

Step 3: From step 1 above,{8.5}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={50\%}.

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

{8.5}={100\%}(1).

{x}={50\%}(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{8.5}{x}=\frac{100\%}{50\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{8.5}=\frac{50}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {4.25}

Therefore, {50\%} of {8.5} is {4.25}

#### Solution for What is 8.5 percent of 50:

8.5 percent *50 =

(8.5:100)*50 =

(8.5*50):100 =

425:100 = 4.25

Now we have: 8.5 percent of 50 = 4.25

Question: What is 8.5 percent of 50?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 50.

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

Step 3: From step 1 above,{50}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={8.5\%}.

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

{50}={100\%}(1).

{x}={8.5\%}(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{50}{x}=\frac{100\%}{8.5\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{50}=\frac{8.5}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {4.25}

Therefore, {8.5\%} of {50} is {4.25}

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