500 is what percent of 1500?

1 Answer
Aug 29, 2016

Answer:

#33 1/3%#

Explanation:

You can also ask this as:

What percent is 500 of 1500?

#500/1500 xx 100%#

=#1/3 xx 100%#

=#33 1/3% larr "this is an exact answer, it is better than a decimal".#

If this is given as a decimal, we have a recurring decimal which will be rounded off to #33.3%#