#### Solution for 16 is what percent of 21:

16: 21*100 =

( 16*100): 21 =

1600: 21 = 76.19

Now we have: 16 is what percent of 21 = 76.19

Question: 16 is what percent of 21?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 21 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\%}={ 21}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={ 16}.

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

{100\%}={ 21}(1).

{x\%}={ 16}(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{ 21}{ 16}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{ 16}{ 21}

\Rightarrow{x} = {76.19\%}

Therefore, { 16} is {76.19\%} of { 21}.

#### Solution for 21 is what percent of 16:

21: 16*100 =

( 21*100): 16 =

2100: 16 = 131.25

Now we have: 21 is what percent of 16 = 131.25

Question: 21 is what percent of 16?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 16 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\%}={ 16}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={ 21}.

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

{100\%}={ 16}(1).

{x\%}={ 21}(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{ 16}{ 21}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{ 21}{ 16}

\Rightarrow{x} = {131.25\%}

Therefore, { 21} is {131.25\%} of { 16}.

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