Solution for 5 is what percent of 251:

5:251*100 =

(5*100):251 =

500:251 = 1.99

Now we have: 5 is what percent of 251 = 1.99

Question: 5 is what percent of 251?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 251 is 100% since it is our output value.

Step 2: We next represent the value we seek with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1, it follows that {100\%}={251}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={5}.

Step 5: This gives us a pair of simple equations:

{100\%}={251}(1).

{x\%}={5}(2).

Step 6: By simply dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and taking note of the fact that both the LHS
(left hand side) of both equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{100\%}{x\%}=\frac{251}{5}

Step 7: Taking the inverse (or reciprocal) of both sides yields

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{5}{251}

\Rightarrow{x} = {1.99\%}

Therefore, {5} is {1.99\%} of {251}.

Solution for 251 is what percent of 5:

251:5*100 =

(251*100):5 =

25100:5 = 5020

Now we have: 251 is what percent of 5 = 5020

Question: 251 is what percent of 5?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 5 is 100% since it is our output value.

Step 2: We next represent the value we seek with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1, it follows that {100\%}={5}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={251}.

Step 5: This gives us a pair of simple equations:

{100\%}={5}(1).

{x\%}={251}(2).

Step 6: By simply dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and taking note of the fact that both the LHS
(left hand side) of both equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{100\%}{x\%}=\frac{5}{251}

Step 7: Taking the inverse (or reciprocal) of both sides yields

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{251}{5}

\Rightarrow{x} = {5020\%}

Therefore, {251} is {5020\%} of {5}.

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