#### Solution for 5 is what percent of 158:

5:158*100 =

(5*100):158 =

500:158 = 3.16

Now we have: 5 is what percent of 158 = 3.16

Question: 5 is what percent of 158?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 158 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\%}={158}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={5}.

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

{100\%}={158}(1).

{x\%}={5}(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{158}{5}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{5}{158}

\Rightarrow{x} = {3.16\%}

Therefore, {5} is {3.16\%} of {158}.

#### Solution for 158 is what percent of 5:

158:5*100 =

(158*100):5 =

15800:5 = 3160

Now we have: 158 is what percent of 5 = 3160

Question: 158 is what percent of 5?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 5 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\%}={5}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={158}.

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

{100\%}={5}(1).

{x\%}={158}(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{5}{158}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{158}{5}

\Rightarrow{x} = {3160\%}

Therefore, {158} is {3160\%} of {5}.

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