#### Solution for 72 is what percent of 139:

72:139*100 =

(72*100):139 =

7200:139 = 51.8

Now we have: 72 is what percent of 139 = 51.8

Question: 72 is what percent of 139?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 139 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\%}={139}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={72}.

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

{100\%}={139}(1).

{x\%}={72}(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{139}{72}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{72}{139}

\Rightarrow{x} = {51.8\%}

Therefore, {72} is {51.8\%} of {139}.

#### Solution for 139 is what percent of 72:

139:72*100 =

(139*100):72 =

13900:72 = 193.06

Now we have: 139 is what percent of 72 = 193.06

Question: 139 is what percent of 72?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 72 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\%}={72}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={139}.

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

{100\%}={72}(1).

{x\%}={139}(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{72}{139}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{139}{72}

\Rightarrow{x} = {193.06\%}

Therefore, {139} is {193.06\%} of {72}.

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