#### Solution for 42000 is what percent of 125000:

42000:125000*100 =

(42000*100):125000 =

4200000:125000 = 33.6

Now we have: 42000 is what percent of 125000 = 33.6

Question: 42000 is what percent of 125000?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 125000 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\%}={125000}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={42000}.

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

{100\%}={125000}(1).

{x\%}={42000}(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{125000}{42000}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{42000}{125000}

\Rightarrow{x} = {33.6\%}

Therefore, {42000} is {33.6\%} of {125000}.

#### Solution for 125000 is what percent of 42000:

125000:42000*100 =

(125000*100):42000 =

12500000:42000 = 297.62

Now we have: 125000 is what percent of 42000 = 297.62

Question: 125000 is what percent of 42000?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 42000 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\%}={42000}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={125000}.

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

{100\%}={42000}(1).

{x\%}={125000}(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{42000}{125000}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{125000}{42000}

\Rightarrow{x} = {297.62\%}

Therefore, {125000} is {297.62\%} of {42000}.

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