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# Is 5 percent the same as half of 1 percent?

Updated: 9/21/2023

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12y ago

No 5 percent is five times 1 percent just a 5 is 5 times 1.

Half of 1 percent is 0.5 percent.

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Carmen Pettiford

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2y ago
Thanks! Explained very well.

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