#### Solution for 989 is what percent of 2500:

989:2500*100 =

(989*100):2500 =

98900:2500 = 39.56

Now we have: 989 is what percent of 2500 = 39.56

Question: 989 is what percent of 2500?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 2500 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\%}={2500}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={989}.

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

{100\%}={2500}(1).

{x\%}={989}(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{2500}{989}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{989}{2500}

\Rightarrow{x} = {39.56\%}

Therefore, {989} is {39.56\%} of {2500}.

#### Solution for 2500 is what percent of 989:

2500:989*100 =

(2500*100):989 =

250000:989 = 252.78

Now we have: 2500 is what percent of 989 = 252.78

Question: 2500 is what percent of 989?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 989 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\%}={989}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={2500}.

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

{100\%}={989}(1).

{x\%}={2500}(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{989}{2500}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{2500}{989}

\Rightarrow{x} = {252.78\%}

Therefore, {2500} is {252.78\%} of {989}.

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