#### Solution for 250 is what percent of 8500:

250:8500*100 =

(250*100):8500 =

25000:8500 = 2.94

Now we have: 250 is what percent of 8500 = 2.94

Question: 250 is what percent of 8500?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 8500 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\%}={8500}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={250}.

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

{100\%}={8500}(1).

{x\%}={250}(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{8500}{250}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{250}{8500}

\Rightarrow{x} = {2.94\%}

Therefore, {250} is {2.94\%} of {8500}.

#### Solution for 8500 is what percent of 250:

8500:250*100 =

(8500*100):250 =

850000:250 = 3400

Now we have: 8500 is what percent of 250 = 3400

Question: 8500 is what percent of 250?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 250 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\%}={250}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={8500}.

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

{100\%}={250}(1).

{x\%}={8500}(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{250}{8500}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{8500}{250}

\Rightarrow{x} = {3400\%}

Therefore, {8500} is {3400\%} of {250}.

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