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Feb 07, 2007 · Best Answer: .1*5000=500 ... 10 % equals 1/10th written as 0.1 also (in decimal form). 1/10 x 5000 is the same as 5000/10 Knock one zero off top and bottom ... - read more

To calculate p% of a number, you need to multiply it by p and divide by 100, so 2% of 5000 is 5000 * (2 / 100) = 5000 * (1/50) = 100 - read more

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