SOLUTION: How do I find the percentage of two numbers? Example: 500,000 of 6,000,000

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 Question 17371: How do I find the percentage of two numbers? Example: 500,000 of 6,000,000Found 2 solutions by pwac, askmemath:Answer by pwac(253)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!=8.3333333% or 8 and1/3% Answer by askmemath(368)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!You want to find 500,000 is "what percentage of" 6,000,000 First off, percent is derived from French "cent" meaning Hundred (500,000/6,000,000)x100 = 50/6 = 8.33 percent Conversely,"what is 8.33percent of 6,000,000" = (8.33/100) x 6,000,000 = 500,000