#### Solution for 1.42 is what percent of .79:

1.42:.79*100 =

(1.42*100):.79 =

142:.79 = 179.74683544304

Now we have: 1.42 is what percent of .79 = 179.74683544304

Question: 1.42 is what percent of .79?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that .79 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\%}={.79}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={1.42}.

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

{100\%}={.79}(1).

{x\%}={1.42}(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{.79}{1.42}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{1.42}{.79}

\Rightarrow{x} = {179.74683544304\%}

Therefore, {1.42} is {179.74683544304\%} of {.79}.

#### Solution for .79 is what percent of 1.42:

.79:1.42*100 =

(.79*100):1.42 =

79:1.42 = 55.633802816901

Now we have: .79 is what percent of 1.42 = 55.633802816901

Question: .79 is what percent of 1.42?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 1.42 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\%}={1.42}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={.79}.

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

{100\%}={1.42}(1).

{x\%}={.79}(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{1.42}{.79}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{.79}{1.42}

\Rightarrow{x} = {55.633802816901\%}

Therefore, {.79} is {55.633802816901\%} of {1.42}.

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