# 5.4 percent of forty Dollars

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### 1) What is 5.4% of 40?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

^{%} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{Whole} replace the given values:

^{5.4} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{40}

Cross multiply:

5.4 x 40 = 100 x Part, or

216 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{216} / _{100} = 2.16

### 2) 5.4 is what percent of 40?

Use again the same percentage formula:

^{%} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{Whole} replace the given values:

^{%} / _{100} = ^{5.4} / _{40}

Cross multiply:

% x 40 = 5.4 x 100

Divide by 40 and get the percentage:

% = ^{5.4 x 100} / _{40} = 13.5%

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