# 50 is what percent of 200?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 30, 2016

50 is **25%** of 200.

#### Explanation:

First solve the question:

*What fraction of 200 is 50?*

The answer is:

#50/200 = 1/4#

To find the percent, multiply the fraction by 100%. 100% is just a fanciful way of writing 1, so the value of the fraction should not change.

#1/4 xx 100% = (1/4xx100)%#

#= 25%#