#### Solution for 531 is what percent of 720:

531:720*100 =

(531*100):720 =

53100:720 = 73.75

Now we have: 531 is what percent of 720 = 73.75

Question: 531 is what percent of 720?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 720 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\%}={720}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={531}.

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

{100\%}={720}(1).

{x\%}={531}(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{720}{531}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{531}{720}

\Rightarrow{x} = {73.75\%}

Therefore, {531} is {73.75\%} of {720}.

#### Solution for 720 is what percent of 531:

720:531*100 =

(720*100):531 =

72000:531 = 135.59

Now we have: 720 is what percent of 531 = 135.59

Question: 720 is what percent of 531?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 531 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\%}={531}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={720}.

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

{100\%}={531}(1).

{x\%}={720}(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{531}{720}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{720}{531}

\Rightarrow{x} = {135.59\%}

Therefore, {720} is {135.59\%} of {531}.

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