#### Solution for 5 is what percent of 8750:

5:8750*100 =

(5*100):8750 =

500:8750 = 0.06

Now we have: 5 is what percent of 8750 = 0.06

Question: 5 is what percent of 8750?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 8750 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\%}={8750}.

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

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

{100\%}={8750}(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{8750}{5}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{5}{8750}

\Rightarrow{x} = {0.06\%}

Therefore, {5} is {0.06\%} of {8750}.

#### Solution for 8750 is what percent of 5:

8750:5*100 =

(8750*100):5 =

875000:5 = 175000

Now we have: 8750 is what percent of 5 = 175000

Question: 8750 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\%}={8750}.

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

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

{x\%}={8750}(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}{8750}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{8750}{5}

\Rightarrow{x} = {175000\%}

Therefore, {8750} is {175000\%} of {5}.

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