#### Solution for 0.4 is what percent of 240:

0.4:240*100 =

(0.4*100):240 =

40:240 = 0.16666666666667

Now we have: 0.4 is what percent of 240 = 0.16666666666667

Question: 0.4 is what percent of 240?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 240 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\%}={240}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={0.4}.

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

{100\%}={240}(1).

{x\%}={0.4}(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{240}{0.4}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{0.4}{240}

\Rightarrow{x} = {0.16666666666667\%}

Therefore, {0.4} is {0.16666666666667\%} of {240}.

#### Solution for 240 is what percent of 0.4:

240:0.4*100 =

(240*100):0.4 =

24000:0.4 = 60000

Now we have: 240 is what percent of 0.4 = 60000

Question: 240 is what percent of 0.4?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 0.4 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\%}={0.4}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={240}.

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

{100\%}={0.4}(1).

{x\%}={240}(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{0.4}{240}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{240}{0.4}

\Rightarrow{x} = {60000\%}

Therefore, {240} is {60000\%} of {0.4}.

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