help with math
posted by annyomouse .
Find the unknown value in the percent proportation part/whole = percent/100
part is 5 and percent is 4
5/whole = 4/100

Bryan, I'm not sure I understand your question.
Let's let N stand for the whole and cross multiply.
5/n = 4/100
4n = 500
n = 125
5 is 4% of 125