#### Solution for 5 is what percent of 290:

5:290*100 =

(5*100):290 =

500:290 = 1.72

Now we have: 5 is what percent of 290 = 1.72

Question: 5 is what percent of 290?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 290 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\%}={290}.

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

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

{100\%}={290}(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{290}{5}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{5}{290}

\Rightarrow{x} = {1.72\%}

Therefore, {5} is {1.72\%} of {290}.

#### Solution for 290 is what percent of 5:

290:5*100 =

(290*100):5 =

29000:5 = 5800

Now we have: 290 is what percent of 5 = 5800

Question: 290 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\%}={290}.

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

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

{x\%}={290}(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}{290}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{290}{5}

\Rightarrow{x} = {5800\%}

Therefore, {290} is {5800\%} of {5}.

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