# What number is 5% of 140?

Feb 29, 2016

7

#### Explanation:

1. Divide 140 by 100 (this will give you 1%)
2. Times that by 5 (this will give you the specified percentage.)

$\frac{140}{100} = 1.4$
$1.4 \cdot 5 = 7$

5% of $140 = 7$