What is 5 percent of 266?

Here we will show you how to calculate 5 percent of 266 (5% of 266). We start by making an equation. 5 percent of 266 is the same as 5 per hundred of 266. We can therefore make the following equation:

5/100 = A/266

To solve the equation above for A (Amount), we first switch the sides to get the A on the left side. Then, we multiply each side by 266. Finally, we divide the numerator by the denominator on the right side to get the answer. Here is the work to illustrate:

5/100 = A/266
A/266 = 5/100
A×266/266 = 5×266/100
A = 1330/100
A = 13.3

The work above shows the long way to explain how to calculate 5 percent of 266. This gives you a foundation and a better understanding of how to calculate percentages. However, in the future, you could use this simplified formula:

(B × P)/100

In our problem, "What is 5 percent of 266?", B (Base) is 266 and P (Percent) is 5:

(266 × 5)/100 = 13.3

In summary, the answer to "What is 5 percent of 266?" is as follows:


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