# 1/40 as a percent

## What percentage is 1 out of 40?

Answer: 1 out of 40 as a percentage is 2.5%

(Two percent)

1 is 2.5 percent out of 40

## Explanation of 1/40 Fraction to Percent Conversion

Fraction to Percentage Conversion Formula: % = (Number1 ÷ Number2) × 100

According to 'Fraction to Percentage' conversion formula if you want to know what percent of 40 is 1 you have to divide 1 by 40 and then multiply the result by 100.

Here is the complete solution:

(1 ÷ 40) × 100

=

0.025 × 100

=

2.5%

To make it easier to calculate, you may write it as an equation:

1
/
40
=
X
/
100

We need to adjust the fraction to the target denominator 100. To find the required multiplier we need to divide 100 by the denominator 40:

100 ÷ 40 = 2.5

Now we can multiply our numerator 1 by this multiplier:

1 × 2.5 = 2.5 %

so

1
/
40
=
2.5
/
100
= 2.5%

There is also another approach - you can first multiply numerator 1 by 100 and then divide result by denominator 40 :

(1 × 100) ÷ 40

=

100 ÷ 40

=

2.5%

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## FAQ

### What percentage is 1 out of 40?

1 out of 40 as a percentage is 2.5%

1 is 2.5% of 40