How do you find 40% of 5000 ?
40% of 5000 is 40/100 of 5000 is
Detailed method given.
Percent is another way of writing a fraction. But for percent the denominator is fixed at 100. So
The 'per' in percent means 'for each'.
The 'cent' in percent means '100'.
So 40% means that you have 40 for every 100 of something.
Thus from your question we have:
A trick I sometimes use to calculate this type of thing in my head is: