# 0.5% of what is 250?

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Nov 5, 2016

#### Explanation:

Let the number be

Then

So

Nov 5, 2016

50,000

#### Explanation:

Percent or % mean "per 100" or "out of 100".

Therefore 0.5% can be written as

Then we can write this problem as:

Solving for