#### Solution for 55 is what percent of 131:

55:131*100 =

(55*100):131 =

5500:131 = 41.98

Now we have: 55 is what percent of 131 = 41.98

Question: 55 is what percent of 131?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 131 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\%}={131}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={55}.

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

{100\%}={131}(1).

{x\%}={55}(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{131}{55}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{55}{131}

\Rightarrow{x} = {41.98\%}

Therefore, {55} is {41.98\%} of {131}.

#### Solution for 131 is what percent of 55:

131:55*100 =

(131*100):55 =

13100:55 = 238.18

Now we have: 131 is what percent of 55 = 238.18

Question: 131 is what percent of 55?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 55 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\%}={55}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={131}.

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

{100\%}={55}(1).

{x\%}={131}(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{55}{131}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{131}{55}

\Rightarrow{x} = {238.18\%}

Therefore, {131} is {238.18\%} of {55}.

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