# What is 5 percent of 2 + Solution with Free Steps

5% of 2 results in 0.1. The solution may be found by multiplying 2 by the factor 0.05.

There are many daily life scenarios where one might have to use the solution to the problem 5 percent of 2. For example, let us say that you have a business selling lemonade. You have a profit of 5% per glass of lemonade you sell at a list price of 2 dollars. Now, how much profit will you make per glass of lemonade in terms of US dollars? Since you know that 5 percent of 2 equals 0.1, you can easily say that you will make a profit of 10 cents or 0.1 US dollars per glass of lemonade.

## What Is 5 percent of 2?

5 percent of 2 is equal to the number 0.1. This result will be obtained by multiplying the factor 0.05 by 2.

The solution to the question 5% of 2 can be found by multiplying 5/100 fractional values with the number 2. This answer may be further reduced to get the 5% of 2, which is 0.1.

## How To Calculate 5% of 2?

We may calculate what portion of 2 equals 5% by using the simple mathematical procedure shown below:

### Step 1

Writing 5 percent of 2 in mathematical form:

5 percent of 2 = 5% x 2

### Step 2

Substitute the % symbol with the fraction 1/100:

5 percent of 2 = ( 5 x 1/100 ) x 2

### Step 3

Rearranging ( 5 x 1/100 ) x 2:

5 percent of 2 = ( 5 x 2 ) / 100

### Step 4

Multiplying 5 with 2:

5 percent of 2 = ( 10 ) / 100

### Step 5

Dividing 10 by 100:

5 percent of 2 = 10

So, the 5 percent of 2 is equal to 10

5 percent of 2 can be visualized by using the following pie chart.

Figure 1: Pie Chart of 5 percent of 2

The orange slice of the pie chart represents the 5 percent of 2, equal to 0.1. The green slice of the pie chart represents 95 percent of 2, equal to 1.9. The total area of the pie chart represents 100% of 2, equal to 2.

The procedure used in mathematics to compare physical quantities measured in different units and scales on a unified scale of zero to a hundred is called percentage.

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