#### Solution for 485 is what percent of 500:

485:500*100 =

(485*100):500 =

48500:500 = 97

Now we have: 485 is what percent of 500 = 97

Question: 485 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\%}={485}.

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

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

{x\%}={485}(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}{485}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{485}{500}

\Rightarrow{x} = {97\%}

Therefore, {485} is {97\%} of {500}.

#### Solution for 500 is what percent of 485:

500:485*100 =

(500*100):485 =

50000:485 = 103.09

Now we have: 500 is what percent of 485 = 103.09

Question: 500 is what percent of 485?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 485 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\%}={485}.

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

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

{100\%}={485}(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{485}{500}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{500}{485}

\Rightarrow{x} = {103.09\%}

Therefore, {500} is {103.09\%} of {485}.

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