Updated: 07/18/2024 by Computer Hope

Five may refer to any of the following:

1. Five is a numerical value represented as "5" that's the fifth positive number following the zero. On a computer keyboard with a numeric keypad, there are two 5's. One on the top row of numbers and the other 5 on the keypad.

What symbol is on the 5 key?

On U.S. keyboards, the 5 key is on the same key has the percent sign (%).

Other computer terms with "five" in them

The following list is other computer-related terms with the word "five" in them.


For computer terms that start with the number 5, see our computer number terms.


In ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange), the numerical value of "5" is "053" in decimal (00110101 in binary). To count to "5" in binary it would be 00000101.


Doing the Alt code Alt+53 creates a "5" character.

2. The number 5 is also with the Alt+5, Command+5, Ctrl+5, and Shift+5 keyboard shortcuts.

3. When describing a signal, 5G (fifth generation) is a network standard. See our 5G page for further information on this term.

4. As a Roman Numeral, "V" is 5.

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