#### Solution for 17000 is what percent of 20000:

17000:20000*100 =

(17000*100):20000 =

1700000:20000 = 85

Now we have: 17000 is what percent of 20000 = 85

Question: 17000 is what percent of 20000?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 20000 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\%}={20000}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={17000}.

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

{100\%}={20000}(1).

{x\%}={17000}(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{20000}{17000}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{17000}{20000}

\Rightarrow{x} = {85\%}

Therefore, {17000} is {85\%} of {20000}.

#### Solution for 20000 is what percent of 17000:

20000:17000*100 =

(20000*100):17000 =

2000000:17000 = 117.65

Now we have: 20000 is what percent of 17000 = 117.65

Question: 20000 is what percent of 17000?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 17000 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\%}={17000}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={20000}.

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

{100\%}={17000}(1).

{x\%}={20000}(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{17000}{20000}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{20000}{17000}

\Rightarrow{x} = {117.65\%}

Therefore, {20000} is {117.65\%} of {17000}.

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