# 500 is what percent of 1500?

Aug 29, 2016

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%