#### Solution for 399 is what percent of 1995:

399:1995*100 =

(399*100):1995 =

39900:1995 = 20

Now we have: 399 is what percent of 1995 = 20

Question: 399 is what percent of 1995?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 1995 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\%}={1995}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={399}.

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

{100\%}={1995}(1).

{x\%}={399}(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{1995}{399}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{399}{1995}

\Rightarrow{x} = {20\%}

Therefore, {399} is {20\%} of {1995}.

#### Solution for 1995 is what percent of 399:

1995:399*100 =

(1995*100):399 =

199500:399 = 500

Now we have: 1995 is what percent of 399 = 500

Question: 1995 is what percent of 399?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 399 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\%}={399}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={1995}.

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

{100\%}={399}(1).

{x\%}={1995}(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{399}{1995}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{1995}{399}

\Rightarrow{x} = {500\%}

Therefore, {1995} is {500\%} of {399}.

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