#### Solution for 279 is what percent of 212:

279:212*100 =

(279*100):212 =

27900:212 = 131.6

Now we have: 279 is what percent of 212 = 131.6

Question: 279 is what percent of 212?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 212 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\%}={212}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={279}.

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

{100\%}={212}(1).

{x\%}={279}(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{212}{279}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{279}{212}

\Rightarrow{x} = {131.6\%}

Therefore, {279} is {131.6\%} of {212}.

#### Solution for 212 is what percent of 279:

212:279*100 =

(212*100):279 =

21200:279 = 75.99

Now we have: 212 is what percent of 279 = 75.99

Question: 212 is what percent of 279?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 279 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\%}={279}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={212}.

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

{100\%}={279}(1).

{x\%}={212}(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{279}{212}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{212}{279}

\Rightarrow{x} = {75.99\%}

Therefore, {212} is {75.99\%} of {279}.

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