Solution for 20 is what percent of 850:

20:850*100 =

(20*100):850 =

2000:850 = 2.35

Now we have: 20 is what percent of 850 = 2.35

Question: 20 is what percent of 850?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 850 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\%}={850}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={20}.

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

{100\%}={850}(1).

{x\%}={20}(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{850}{20}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{20}{850}

\Rightarrow{x} = {2.35\%}

Therefore, {20} is {2.35\%} of {850}.

Solution for 850 is what percent of 20:

850:20*100 =

(850*100):20 =

85000:20 = 4250

Now we have: 850 is what percent of 20 = 4250

Question: 850 is what percent of 20?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 20 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\%}={20}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={850}.

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

{100\%}={20}(1).

{x\%}={850}(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{20}{850}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{850}{20}

\Rightarrow{x} = {4250\%}

Therefore, {850} is {4250\%} of {20}.

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