What is 5% of 70?

1 Answer
Mar 8, 2018

Answer:

3.5

Explanation:

5% is the same as saying 5/100 (Percent is latin for 'every hundred'. Etymology!)

if we multiply 70 by 5/100 you get the following:

#70 * 5/100 = 7*5/10 = (7*5)/10#

#(7*5)/10 = 35/10 = 3.5#