#### Solution for 1.6 is what percent of 2.3:

1.6:2.3*100 =

(1.6*100):2.3 =

160:2.3 = 69.565217391304

Now we have: 1.6 is what percent of 2.3 = 69.565217391304

Question: 1.6 is what percent of 2.3?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 2.3 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\%}={2.3}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={1.6}.

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

{100\%}={2.3}(1).

{x\%}={1.6}(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{2.3}{1.6}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{1.6}{2.3}

\Rightarrow{x} = {69.565217391304\%}

Therefore, {1.6} is {69.565217391304\%} of {2.3}.

#### Solution for 2.3 is what percent of 1.6:

2.3:1.6*100 =

(2.3*100):1.6 =

230:1.6 = 143.75

Now we have: 2.3 is what percent of 1.6 = 143.75

Question: 2.3 is what percent of 1.6?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 1.6 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\%}={1.6}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={2.3}.

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

{100\%}={1.6}(1).

{x\%}={2.3}(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{1.6}{2.3}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{2.3}{1.6}

\Rightarrow{x} = {143.75\%}

Therefore, {2.3} is {143.75\%} of {1.6}.

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