# What Percent is 2 of 5?

2/5 is equal to **40%** when expressed as a percentage. To calculate 2/5 as a percentage, you first need to convert the fraction to a decimal by dividing the numerator (2) by the denominator (5). This gives you 0.4. You can multiply this by 100 to get the answer in percent form. Therefore, 2/5 is equal to **40%**.