#### Solution for 2.85 is what percent of 997.50:

2.85:997.50*100 =

(2.85*100):997.50 =

285:997.50 = 0.28571428571429

Now we have: 2.85 is what percent of 997.50 = 0.28571428571429

Question: 2.85 is what percent of 997.50?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 997.50 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\%}={997.50}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={2.85}.

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

{100\%}={997.50}(1).

{x\%}={2.85}(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{997.50}{2.85}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{2.85}{997.50}

\Rightarrow{x} = {0.28571428571429\%}

Therefore, {2.85} is {0.28571428571429\%} of {997.50}.

#### Solution for 997.50 is what percent of 2.85:

997.50:2.85*100 =

(997.50*100):2.85 =

99750:2.85 = 35000

Now we have: 997.50 is what percent of 2.85 = 35000

Question: 997.50 is what percent of 2.85?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 2.85 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\%}={2.85}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={997.50}.

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

{100\%}={2.85}(1).

{x\%}={997.50}(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{2.85}{997.50}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{997.50}{2.85}

\Rightarrow{x} = {35000\%}

Therefore, {997.50} is {35000\%} of {2.85}.

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