#### Solution for 17 is what percent of 2900:

17:2900*100 =

(17*100):2900 =

1700:2900 = 0.59

Now we have: 17 is what percent of 2900 = 0.59

Question: 17 is what percent of 2900?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 2900 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\%}={2900}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={17}.

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

{100\%}={2900}(1).

{x\%}={17}(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{2900}{17}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{17}{2900}

\Rightarrow{x} = {0.59\%}

Therefore, {17} is {0.59\%} of {2900}.

#### Solution for 2900 is what percent of 17:

2900:17*100 =

(2900*100):17 =

290000:17 = 17058.82

Now we have: 2900 is what percent of 17 = 17058.82

Question: 2900 is what percent of 17?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 17 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\%}={17}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={2900}.

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

{100\%}={17}(1).

{x\%}={2900}(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{17}{2900}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{2900}{17}

\Rightarrow{x} = {17058.82\%}

Therefore, {2900} is {17058.82\%} of {17}.

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