Taking a percent of a percent Taking an example: five percent of 100 is 5. Five percent of 5 is 0.25. Therefore, 5 percent of 5 percent is equal to 0.25 percent or 0.0025 (1/400). As a ratio 5 percent is 100% of 5 percent.

1 percent of a percent is 1/10000 or 0.0001; this is the same as saying 1 percent percent. Example: 5 percent percent is 0.0005, so 5 percent percent of 100 is 0.0005 x 100 or 0.05.

Parsing the question: What percent of 10 percent of 50 is 25 percent of 100? What percent of 10 percent of 50 is 25? What percent of 5 is 25? Answer: 500%