#### Solution for 170 is what percent of 800:

170:800*100 =

(170*100):800 =

17000:800 = 21.25

Now we have: 170 is what percent of 800 = 21.25

Question: 170 is what percent of 800?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 800 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\%}={800}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={170}.

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

{100\%}={800}(1).

{x\%}={170}(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{800}{170}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{170}{800}

\Rightarrow{x} = {21.25\%}

Therefore, {170} is {21.25\%} of {800}.

#### Solution for 800 is what percent of 170:

800:170*100 =

(800*100):170 =

80000:170 = 470.59

Now we have: 800 is what percent of 170 = 470.59

Question: 800 is what percent of 170?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 170 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\%}={170}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={800}.

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

{100\%}={170}(1).

{x\%}={800}(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{170}{800}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{800}{170}

\Rightarrow{x} = {470.59\%}

Therefore, {800} is {470.59\%} of {170}.

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