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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 1 percent (%) of 500?2) 1 is what percent of 500?Or may be: How much is 1 percent of 500?

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

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

1 / 100 = Part / 500

Cross multiply:

1 x 500 = 100 x Part, or

500 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = 500 / 100 = 5

### 2) What is 1 out of 500?

This question is equivalent to: "1 is what percent of 500?" Or What percent 1 is out of 500?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

% / 100 = 1 / 500

Cross multiply:

% x 500 = 1 x 100

Divide by 500 to get the percentage:

% = (1 x 100) / 500 = 0.2%

A shorter way to calculate x out of y

You can easily find 1 is out of 500, in one step, by simply dividing 1 by 500, then multiplying the result by 100. So,

1 is out of 500 = 1/500 x 100 = 0.2%

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