# What percent of 36 is 5?

## 13.8889%

## (13.8889% of 36 is 5)

### 13.8889% of 36 is 5. Explanation: What does 13.8889 percent (or 13.8889%) mean?

Percent (%) is an abbreviation for the Latin “per centum”, which means per hundred or for every hundred. So, 13.8889% means 13.8889 out of every 100.

### Methods to calculate "What percent of 36 is 5" with step by step explanation:

#### Method 1: Diagonal multiplication to calculate "What percent of 36 is 5"

- For 36, our answer will be 5
- For 100, our answer will be x
- 36*x = 100*5 (In Step 1 and 2 see colored text; Diagonal multiplications will always be equal)
- x = 100*5/36 = 500/36 = 13.8889

#### 13.8889% of 36 is 5

#### Method 2: Same side division to calculate "What percent of 36 is 5"

- For 36, our answer will be 5
- For 100, our answer will be x
- 5/x = 36/100 (In Step 1 and 2, see colored text; Same side divisions will always be equal)
- 36/100 = 5/x or x/5 = 100/36
- x = 5*100/36 = 500/36 = 13.8889

#### 13.8889% of 36 is 5

### Percentage examples

Percentages express a proportionate part of a total. When a total is not given then it is assumed to be 100. E.g. 36% (read as 36 percent) can also be expressed as 36/100 or 36:100.Example: If 36% (36 percent) of your savings are invested in stocks, then 36 out of every 100 dollars are invested in stocks. If your savings are $10,000, then a total of 36*100 (i.e. $3600) are invested in stocks.

### Percentage sign (%)

The percent (per cent i.e. per hundred) sign % is the standard symbol to indicate a percentage, to signify a number or ratio as a fraction of 100. Related signs include the permille (per thousand) sign ‰ and the permyriad (per ten thousand) sign ‱ (also known as a basis point), which indicate that a number is divided by one thousand or ten thousand, respectively.### Scholarship programs to learn math

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