#### Solution for 542 is what percent of 1700:

542:1700*100 =

(542*100):1700 =

54200:1700 = 31.88

Now we have: 542 is what percent of 1700 = 31.88

Question: 542 is what percent of 1700?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 1700 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\%}={1700}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={542}.

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

{100\%}={1700}(1).

{x\%}={542}(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{1700}{542}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{542}{1700}

\Rightarrow{x} = {31.88\%}

Therefore, {542} is {31.88\%} of {1700}.

#### Solution for 1700 is what percent of 542:

1700:542*100 =

(1700*100):542 =

170000:542 = 313.65

Now we have: 1700 is what percent of 542 = 313.65

Question: 1700 is what percent of 542?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 542 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\%}={542}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={1700}.

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

{100\%}={542}(1).

{x\%}={1700}(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{542}{1700}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{1700}{542}

\Rightarrow{x} = {313.65\%}

Therefore, {1700} is {313.65\%} of {542}.

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