#### Solution for 491 is what percent of 1700:

491:1700*100 =

(491*100):1700 =

49100:1700 = 28.88

Now we have: 491 is what percent of 1700 = 28.88

Question: 491 is what percent of 1700?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 1700 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\%}={1700}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={491}.

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

{100\%}={1700}(1).

{x\%}={491}(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{1700}{491}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{491}{1700}

\Rightarrow{x} = {28.88\%}

Therefore, {491} is {28.88\%} of {1700}.

#### Solution for 1700 is what percent of 491:

1700:491*100 =

(1700*100):491 =

170000:491 = 346.23

Now we have: 1700 is what percent of 491 = 346.23

Question: 1700 is what percent of 491?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 491 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\%}={491}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={1700}.

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

{100\%}={491}(1).

{x\%}={1700}(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{491}{1700}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{1700}{491}

\Rightarrow{x} = {346.23\%}

Therefore, {1700} is {346.23\%} of {491}.

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