Percentages L1

What is 5% of 50% of 500?

  1. 1.25
  2. 12.5
  3. 6.25
  4. 25

Answer

50 % of 500 = 50/100 × 500 = 500 / 2 = 250

5 % of 250 = 5/100 × 250 = 250 / 20 = 12.5

The correct option is B.