#### Solution for 262 is what percent of 500:

262:500*100 =

(262*100):500 =

26200:500 = 52.4

Now we have: 262 is what percent of 500 = 52.4

Question: 262 is what percent of 500?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 500 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\%}={500}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={262}.

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

{100\%}={500}(1).

{x\%}={262}(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{500}{262}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{262}{500}

\Rightarrow{x} = {52.4\%}

Therefore, {262} is {52.4\%} of {500}.

#### Solution for 500 is what percent of 262:

500:262*100 =

(500*100):262 =

50000:262 = 190.84

Now we have: 500 is what percent of 262 = 190.84

Question: 500 is what percent of 262?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 262 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\%}={262}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={500}.

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

{100\%}={262}(1).

{x\%}={500}(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{262}{500}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{500}{262}

\Rightarrow{x} = {190.84\%}

Therefore, {500} is {190.84\%} of {262}.

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