#### Solution for 979 is what percent of 550:

979:550*100 =

(979*100):550 =

97900:550 = 178

Now we have: 979 is what percent of 550 = 178

Question: 979 is what percent of 550?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 550 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\%}={550}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={979}.

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

{100\%}={550}(1).

{x\%}={979}(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{550}{979}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{979}{550}

\Rightarrow{x} = {178\%}

Therefore, {979} is {178\%} of {550}.

#### Solution for 550 is what percent of 979:

550:979*100 =

(550*100):979 =

55000:979 = 56.18

Now we have: 550 is what percent of 979 = 56.18

Question: 550 is what percent of 979?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 979 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\%}={979}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={550}.

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

{100\%}={979}(1).

{x\%}={550}(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{979}{550}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{550}{979}

\Rightarrow{x} = {56.18\%}

Therefore, {550} is {56.18\%} of {979}.

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