#### Solution for 297 is what percent of 500:

297:500*100 =

( 297*100):500 =

29700:500 = 59.4

Now we have: 297 is what percent of 500 = 59.4

Question: 297 is what percent of 500?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 500 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\%}={500}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={ 297}.

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

{100\%}={500}(1).

{x\%}={ 297}(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{500}{ 297}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{ 297}{500}

\Rightarrow{x} = {59.4\%}

Therefore, { 297} is {59.4\%} of {500}.

#### Solution for 500 is what percent of 297:

500: 297*100 =

(500*100): 297 =

50000: 297 = 168.35

Now we have: 500 is what percent of 297 = 168.35

Question: 500 is what percent of 297?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 297 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\%}={ 297}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={500}.

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

{100\%}={ 297}(1).

{x\%}={500}(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{ 297}{500}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{500}{ 297}

\Rightarrow{x} = {168.35\%}

Therefore, {500} is {168.35\%} of { 297}.

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