#### Solution for 20 is what percent of 899:

20:899*100 =

(20*100):899 =

2000:899 = 2.22

Now we have: 20 is what percent of 899 = 2.22

Question: 20 is what percent of 899?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 899 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\%}={899}.

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

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

{100\%}={899}(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{899}{20}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{20}{899}

\Rightarrow{x} = {2.22\%}

Therefore, {20} is {2.22\%} of {899}.

#### Solution for 899 is what percent of 20:

899:20*100 =

(899*100):20 =

89900:20 = 4495

Now we have: 899 is what percent of 20 = 4495

Question: 899 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\%}={899}.

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

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

{x\%}={899}(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}{899}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{899}{20}

\Rightarrow{x} = {4495\%}

Therefore, {899} is {4495\%} of {20}.

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