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What percent of 5x is equal to x/5?

 Apr 20, 2018
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(x/(5 x))/5

Cancel terms. (x/5)/(5 x) = 1/25:

 1/25% = 4%

 Apr 20, 2018
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5x * p  = x/5       divide both sides by 5x

 

p  =   x / [ 5*5x]       simplify

 

p  = 1/ 25    =  4/100   =   4%  

 

 

cool cool cool

 Apr 20, 2018
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Thanks so much! 

 

Sol: 5x=100%

x=20%, so 20%/5=4%

 Apr 20, 2018

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