#### Solution for .87 is what percent of 221:

.87:221*100 =

(.87*100):221 =

87:221 = 0.39

Now we have: .87 is what percent of 221 = 0.39

Question: .87 is what percent of 221?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 221 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\%}={221}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={.87}.

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

{100\%}={221}(1).

{x\%}={.87}(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{221}{.87}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{.87}{221}

\Rightarrow{x} = {0.39\%}

Therefore, {.87} is {0.39\%} of {221}.

#### Solution for 221 is what percent of .87:

221:.87*100 =

(221*100):.87 =

22100:.87 = 25402.3

Now we have: 221 is what percent of .87 = 25402.3

Question: 221 is what percent of .87?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that .87 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\%}={.87}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={221}.

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

{100\%}={.87}(1).

{x\%}={221}(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{.87}{221}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{221}{.87}

\Rightarrow{x} = {25402.3\%}

Therefore, {221} is {25402.3\%} of {.87}.

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