# What percent of 5 is 1?

## 20%

## (20% of 5 is 1)

### 20% of 5 is 1. Explanation: What does 20 percent (or 20%) mean?

Percent (%) is an abbreviation for the Latin “per centum”, which means per hundred or for every hundred. So, 20% means 20 out of every 100.

### Methods to calculate "What percent of 5 is 1" with step by step explanation:

#### Method 1: Diagonal multiplication to calculate "What percent of 5 is 1"

- For 5, our answer will be 1
- For 100, our answer will be x
- 5*x = 100*1 (In Step 1 and 2 see colored text; Diagonal multiplications will always be equal)
- x = 100*1/5 = 100/5 = 20

#### 20% of 5 is 1

#### Method 2: Same side division to calculate "What percent of 5 is 1"

- For 5, our answer will be 1
- For 100, our answer will be x
- 1/x = 5/100 (In Step 1 and 2, see colored text; Same side divisions will always be equal)
- 5/100 = 1/x or x/1 = 100/5
- x = 1*100/5 = 100/5 = 20

#### 20% of 5 is 1

### Percentage examples

Percentages express a proportionate part of a total. When a total is not given then it is assumed to be 100. E.g. 5% (read as 5 percent) can also be expressed as 5/100 or 5:100.Example: If 5% (5 percent) of your savings are invested in stocks, then 5 out of every 100 dollars are invested in stocks. If your savings are $10,000, then a total of 5*100 (i.e. $500) are invested in stocks.

### Differences between percentages and percentage points

Let s take an imaginary example: In 2020, 90 percent of the population could use Inernet, and in 1990 only 10 percent could use the Internet. One can thus say that from 1990 to 2020, the Inernet usage increased by 80 percentage points although Internet usage grew at much higher pace (it increased by 900 percent from 10 to 90). In short percentages indicate ratios, not differences.Percentage-point differences are one way to express a probability of something happening. Consider a drug that cures a given disease in 80 percent of all cases, while without the drug, the disease heals on its own in only 65 percent of cases. The drug reduces absolute risk by 15 percentage points.

### Scholarship programs to learn math

Here are some of the top scholarships available to students who wish to learn math.- BHW Women in STEM Scholarship
- Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarships
- Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship
- Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize
- Moodys Mega Math Challenge

### Examples to calculate "X is what percent of Y"

- 11 is what percent of 2
- 8 is what percent of 3
- 11 is what percent of 4
- 16 is what percent of 5
- 11 is what percent of 6
- 14 is what percent of 7
- 14 is what percent of 8
- 14 is what percent of 9
- 21 is what percent of 10
- 21 is what percent of 11

### Examples to calculate "What percent of X is Y"

- What percent of 12 is 2
- What percent of 9 is 3
- What percent of 10 is 4
- What percent of 13 is 5
- What percent of 11 is 6
- What percent of 17 is 7
- What percent of 17 is 8
- What percent of 17 is 9
- What percent of 19 is 10
- What percent of 20 is 11

### Examples to calculate "what is X percent of Y"

- What is 11 percent of 2
- What is 12 percent of 3
- What is 12 percent of 4
- What is 11 percent of 5
- What is 11 percent of 6
- What is 15 percent of 7
- What is 16 percent of 8
- What is 19 percent of 9
- What is 16 percent of 10
- What is 16 percent of 11

### Examples to calculate "X is Y percent of what number"

- 7 is 2 percent of what number
- 9 is 3 percent of what number
- 15 is 4 percent of what number
- 14 is 5 percent of what number
- 13 is 6 percent of what number
- 12 is 7 percent of what number
- 17 is 8 percent of what number
- 18 is 9 percent of what number
- 16 is 10 percent of what number
- 22 is 11 percent of what number

### Examples to calculate "What is the percent increase from X to Y?"

- What is the percent increase from 10 to 14
- What is the percent increase from 9 to 22
- What is the percent increase from 14 to 19
- What is the percent increase from 11 to 22
- What is the percent increase from 17 to 18
- What is the percent increase from 13 to 24
- What is the percent increase from 17 to 22
- What is the percent increase from 15 to 23
- What is the percent increase from 15 to 24
- What is the percent increase from 21 to 26

### Examples to calculate "What is the percent decrease from X to Y?"

- What is the percent decrease from 22 to 15
- What is the percent decrease from 25 to 15
- What is the percent decrease from 25 to 17
- What is the percent decrease from 27 to 17
- What is the percent decrease from 28 to 12
- What is the percent decrease from 27 to 19
- What is the percent decrease from 28 to 18
- What is the percent decrease from 31 to 17
- What is the percent decrease from 27 to 21
- What is the percent decrease from 32 to 19