We already have our first value **500** and the second value **90**. Let's assume the unknown value is **Y** which answer we will find out.

As we have all the required values we need, Now we can put them in a simple mathematical formula as below:

STEP 1 Y = 90500

By multiplying both numerator and denominator by 100 we will get:

STEP 2 Y = 90500 × 100100 = 18100

STEP 3 Y = 18

Finally, we have found the value of Y which is 18 and that is our answer.

You can use a calculator to find **what percent of 500 is 90**, just enter **90 ÷ 500 × 100** and you will get your answer which is **18**

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Let's solve the equation for Y by first rewriting it as: **100% / 500 = Y% / 90**

Drop the percentage marks to simplify your calculations: **100 / 500 = Y / 90**

Multiply both sides by 90 to isolate Y on the right side of the equation: **90 ( 100 / 500 ) = Y**

Computing the left side, we get: **18 = Y**

This leaves us with our final answer: **18 percent of 500 is 90**