#### Solution for .5 is what percent of 15.7:

.5:15.7*100 =

(.5*100):15.7 =

50:15.7 = 3.1847133757962

Now we have: .5 is what percent of 15.7 = 3.1847133757962

Question: .5 is what percent of 15.7?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 15.7 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\%}={15.7}.

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

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

{100\%}={15.7}(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{15.7}{.5}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{.5}{15.7}

\Rightarrow{x} = {3.1847133757962\%}

Therefore, {.5} is {3.1847133757962\%} of {15.7}.

#### Solution for 15.7 is what percent of .5:

15.7:.5*100 =

(15.7*100):.5 =

1570:.5 = 3140

Now we have: 15.7 is what percent of .5 = 3140

Question: 15.7 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\%}={15.7}.

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

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

{x\%}={15.7}(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}{15.7}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{15.7}{.5}

\Rightarrow{x} = {3140\%}

Therefore, {15.7} is {3140\%} of {.5}.

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