#### Solution for What is 5 percent of 1742:

5 percent *1742 =

(5:100)*1742 =

(5*1742):100 =

8710:100 = 87.1

Now we have: 5 percent of 1742 = 87.1

Question: What is 5 percent of 1742?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 1742.

Step 2: We represent the unknown value with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1 above,{1742}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={5\%}.

Step 5: This results in a pair of simple equations:

{1742}={100\%}(1).

{x}={5\%}(2).

Step 6: By dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and noting that both the RHS (right hand side) of both
equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{1742}{x}=\frac{100\%}{5\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{1742}=\frac{5}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {87.1}

Therefore, {5\%} of {1742} is {87.1}

#### Solution for What is 1742 percent of 5:

1742 percent *5 =

(1742:100)*5 =

(1742*5):100 =

8710:100 = 87.1

Now we have: 1742 percent of 5 = 87.1

Question: What is 1742 percent of 5?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 5.

Step 2: We represent the unknown value with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1 above,{5}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={1742\%}.

Step 5: This results in a pair of simple equations:

{5}={100\%}(1).

{x}={1742\%}(2).

Step 6: By dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and noting that both the RHS (right hand side) of both
equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{5}{x}=\frac{100\%}{1742\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{5}=\frac{1742}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {87.1}

Therefore, {1742\%} of {5} is {87.1}

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