# 1 in 5 is what percent?

The percentage is a fraction or a ratio in which the value of the whole is always 100. It indicates the amount of a thing per 100.

## Answer: 1 in 5 is 20%

Let's evaluate the expression

**Explanation:**

We know that,

**Percentage = (Value/Total Value)×100%**

In order to find out what percent is 1 in 5, we multiply 1/5 by 100

⇒ (1/5) × 100% = 20%