What is 42% of 5?

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Suppose that Y is the size of the percentage, and X is the number from which the Z - value of the percentage should be calculated.
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42 percent of 5 = 2.1

What is 5 plus 42 percent?

5 + 42% = 7.1

What is 5 minus 42 percent?

5 - 42% = 2.9
In mathematics, a percentage (from Latin per centum by a hundred) is a number or ratio expressed as a fraction of 100. It is often denoted using the percent sign, %, although the abbreviations pct., pct and sometimes pc are also used. A percentage is a dimensionless number (pure number); it has no unit of measurement.

The table below shows a ready calculation from 1 to 100% for the number 5

An important basic concept in mathematics is considered to be a percentage. It is used in economic disciplines and sciences, when calculating contributions and taxes, and is often used as a synonym for the concept of interest rate. The concept means shares in relation to the whole, which is taken as 100%. Sometimes the percentage is important for comparing two values: in the cost of goods, it is often estimated by which % the price of the first product is higher or lower than the cost of the second.
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How calculate 42 percent?
In the store, sweets worth 5 dollars, you were given a discount 42% and you want to understand how much you saved.
Solution:
Amount saved = The price of sweets * Percentage Discount/ 100
Amount saved = (42 * 5) / 100
Amount saved = $2.1
Simply put, when you buy sweets for $5 and the discount is 42%, you will pay $2.9 and save $2.1.