## Let's see how we can calculate this percentage: 89 is what percent of 50?

You want to know the answer to this question: 89 is what percent of 50? Here is a very simple step-by-step guide to find out. This type of percentage calculation is most commonly used if you try to determine the percentage of a discount. For example, you know both the original price and the discounted price, and you would like to calculate the percentage of the discount.

1. We use the following formula: \(\text{Percentage calculation}\) = \({X \over Y}\)

2. \(X = 89\)

3. \(Y = 50\)

4. \({89 \over 50}\) = \(1.78\) = \(178\%\)

## So now you know the answer! 89 is what percent of 50? - 178%!

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