#### Solution for 1.7 is what percent of 20:

1.7:20*100 =

(1.7*100):20 =

170:20 = 8.5

Now we have: 1.7 is what percent of 20 = 8.5

Question: 1.7 is what percent of 20?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 20 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\%}={20}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={1.7}.

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

{100\%}={20}(1).

{x\%}={1.7}(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{20}{1.7}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{1.7}{20}

\Rightarrow{x} = {8.5\%}

Therefore, {1.7} is {8.5\%} of {20}.

#### Solution for 20 is what percent of 1.7:

20:1.7*100 =

(20*100):1.7 =

2000:1.7 = 1176.4705882353

Now we have: 20 is what percent of 1.7 = 1176.4705882353

Question: 20 is what percent of 1.7?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 1.7 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\%}={1.7}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={20}.

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

{100\%}={1.7}(1).

{x\%}={20}(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{1.7}{20}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{20}{1.7}

\Rightarrow{x} = {1176.4705882353\%}

Therefore, {20} is {1176.4705882353\%} of {1.7}.

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