#### Solution for 5.8 is what percent of 2.5:

5.8:2.5*100 =

(5.8*100):2.5 =

580:2.5 = 232

Now we have: 5.8 is what percent of 2.5 = 232

Question: 5.8 is what percent of 2.5?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 2.5 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\%}={2.5}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={5.8}.

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

{100\%}={2.5}(1).

{x\%}={5.8}(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{2.5}{5.8}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{5.8}{2.5}

\Rightarrow{x} = {232\%}

Therefore, {5.8} is {232\%} of {2.5}.

#### Solution for 2.5 is what percent of 5.8:

2.5:5.8*100 =

(2.5*100):5.8 =

250:5.8 = 43.103448275862

Now we have: 2.5 is what percent of 5.8 = 43.103448275862

Question: 2.5 is what percent of 5.8?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 5.8 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\%}={5.8}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={2.5}.

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

{100\%}={5.8}(1).

{x\%}={2.5}(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{5.8}{2.5}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{2.5}{5.8}

\Rightarrow{x} = {43.103448275862\%}

Therefore, {2.5} is {43.103448275862\%} of {5.8}.

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