#### Solution for 2.6 is what percent of 3:

2.6:3*100 =

(2.6*100):3 =

260:3 = 86.666666666667

Now we have: 2.6 is what percent of 3 = 86.666666666667

Question: 2.6 is what percent of 3?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 3 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\%}={3}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={2.6}.

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

{100\%}={3}(1).

{x\%}={2.6}(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{3}{2.6}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{2.6}{3}

\Rightarrow{x} = {86.666666666667\%}

Therefore, {2.6} is {86.666666666667\%} of {3}.

#### Solution for 3 is what percent of 2.6:

3:2.6*100 =

(3*100):2.6 =

300:2.6 = 115.38461538462

Now we have: 3 is what percent of 2.6 = 115.38461538462

Question: 3 is what percent of 2.6?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 2.6 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\%}={2.6}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={3}.

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

{100\%}={2.6}(1).

{x\%}={3}(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{2.6}{3}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{3}{2.6}

\Rightarrow{x} = {115.38461538462\%}

Therefore, {3} is {115.38461538462\%} of {2.6}.

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