#### Solution for 72 is what percent of 99:

72:99*100 =

(72*100):99 =

7200:99 = 72.73

Now we have: 72 is what percent of 99 = 72.73

Question: 72 is what percent of 99?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 99 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\%}={99}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={72}.

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

{100\%}={99}(1).

{x\%}={72}(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{99}{72}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{72}{99}

\Rightarrow{x} = {72.73\%}

Therefore, {72} is {72.73\%} of {99}.

#### Solution for 99 is what percent of 72:

99:72*100 =

(99*100):72 =

9900:72 = 137.5

Now we have: 99 is what percent of 72 = 137.5

Question: 99 is what percent of 72?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 72 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\%}={72}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={99}.

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

{100\%}={72}(1).

{x\%}={99}(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{72}{99}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{99}{72}

\Rightarrow{x} = {137.5\%}

Therefore, {99} is {137.5\%} of {72}.

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