#### Solution for 2.9 is what percent of 15:

2.9:15*100 =

(2.9*100):15 =

290:15 = 19.333333333333

Now we have: 2.9 is what percent of 15 = 19.333333333333

Question: 2.9 is what percent of 15?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 15 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\%}={15}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={2.9}.

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

{100\%}={15}(1).

{x\%}={2.9}(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{15}{2.9}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{2.9}{15}

\Rightarrow{x} = {19.333333333333\%}

Therefore, {2.9} is {19.333333333333\%} of {15}.

#### Solution for 15 is what percent of 2.9:

15:2.9*100 =

(15*100):2.9 =

1500:2.9 = 517.24137931034

Now we have: 15 is what percent of 2.9 = 517.24137931034

Question: 15 is what percent of 2.9?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 2.9 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\%}={2.9}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={15}.

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

{100\%}={2.9}(1).

{x\%}={15}(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{2.9}{15}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{15}{2.9}

\Rightarrow{x} = {517.24137931034\%}

Therefore, {15} is {517.24137931034\%} of {2.9}.

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