#### Solution for 168 is what percent of 42000:

168:42000*100 =

(168*100):42000 =

16800:42000 = 0.4

Now we have: 168 is what percent of 42000 = 0.4

Question: 168 is what percent of 42000?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 42000 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\%}={42000}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={168}.

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

{100\%}={42000}(1).

{x\%}={168}(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{42000}{168}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{168}{42000}

\Rightarrow{x} = {0.4\%}

Therefore, {168} is {0.4\%} of {42000}.

#### Solution for 42000 is what percent of 168:

42000:168*100 =

(42000*100):168 =

4200000:168 = 25000

Now we have: 42000 is what percent of 168 = 25000

Question: 42000 is what percent of 168?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 168 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\%}={168}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={42000}.

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

{100\%}={168}(1).

{x\%}={42000}(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{168}{42000}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{42000}{168}

\Rightarrow{x} = {25000\%}

Therefore, {42000} is {25000\%} of {168}.

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