If you take 5 percent of a number and get 100, then what is that number?|
In other words, you know that 5 percent of a number is 100 and you want to know what that initial number is.
To solve this problem you multiply 100 by 100 and then divide the total by 5 as follows:
(100 x 100) / 5
When we put that into our calculator, we get the following answer:
Therefore, you can derive that 5 percent of 2,000 equals 100.
Note that the answer on this page is rounded to the nearest two decimals if necessary.
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