# What is 2 of 1000

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1. We assume, that the number 5000 is 100% - because it's the output value of the task.
2. We assume, that x is the value we are looking for.
3. If 5000 is 100%, so we can write it down as 5000=100%.
4. We know, that x is 2% of the output value, so we can write it down as x=2%.
5. Now we have two simple equations:
1) 5000=100%
2) x=2%
where left sides of both of them have the same units, and both right sides have the same units, so we can do something like that:
5000/x=100%/2%
6. Now we just have to solve the simple equation, and we will get the solution we are looking for.

7. Solution for what is 2% of 5000

5000/x=100/2
(5000/x)*x=(100/2)*x       - we multiply both sides of the equation by x
5000=50*x       - we divide both sides of the equation by (50) to get x
5000/50=x
100=x
x=100

now we have:
2% of 5000=100