#### Solution for 2 is what percent of 259:

2:259*100 =

(2*100):259 =

200:259 = 0.77

Now we have: 2 is what percent of 259 = 0.77

Question: 2 is what percent of 259?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 259 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\%}={259}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={2}.

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

{100\%}={259}(1).

{x\%}={2}(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{259}{2}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{2}{259}

\Rightarrow{x} = {0.77\%}

Therefore, {2} is {0.77\%} of {259}.

#### Solution for 259 is what percent of 2:

259:2*100 =

(259*100):2 =

25900:2 = 12950

Now we have: 259 is what percent of 2 = 12950

Question: 259 is what percent of 2?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 2 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\%}={2}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={259}.

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

{100\%}={2}(1).

{x\%}={259}(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{2}{259}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{259}{2}

\Rightarrow{x} = {12950\%}

Therefore, {259} is {12950\%} of {2}.

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