Solution for 15.7 is what percent of 5:

15.7:5*100 =

(15.7*100):5 =

1570:5 = 314

Now we have: 15.7 is what percent of 5 = 314

Question: 15.7 is what percent of 5?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 5 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\%}={5}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={15.7}.

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

{100\%}={5}(1).

{x\%}={15.7}(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{5}{15.7}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{15.7}{5}

\Rightarrow{x} = {314\%}

Therefore, {15.7} is {314\%} of {5}.

Solution for 5 is what percent of 15.7:

5:15.7*100 =

(5*100):15.7 =

500:15.7 = 31.847133757962

Now we have: 5 is what percent of 15.7 = 31.847133757962

Question: 5 is what percent of 15.7?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 15.7 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\%}={15.7}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={5}.

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

{100\%}={15.7}(1).

{x\%}={5}(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{15.7}{5}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{5}{15.7}

\Rightarrow{x} = {31.847133757962\%}

Therefore, {5} is {31.847133757962\%} of {15.7}.