#### Solution for What is 17 percent of 85:

17 percent *85 =

(17:100)*85 =

(17*85):100 =

1445:100 = 14.45

Now we have: 17 percent of 85 = 14.45

Question: What is 17 percent of 85?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 85.

Step 2: We represent the unknown value with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1 above,{85}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={17\%}.

Step 5: This results in a pair of simple equations:

{85}={100\%}(1).

{x}={17\%}(2).

Step 6: By dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and noting that both the RHS (right hand side) of both
equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{85}{x}=\frac{100\%}{17\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{85}=\frac{17}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {14.45}

Therefore, {17\%} of {85} is {14.45}

#### Solution for What is 85 percent of 17:

85 percent *17 =

(85:100)*17 =

(85*17):100 =

1445:100 = 14.45

Now we have: 85 percent of 17 = 14.45

Question: What is 85 percent of 17?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 17.

Step 2: We represent the unknown value with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1 above,{17}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={85\%}.

Step 5: This results in a pair of simple equations:

{17}={100\%}(1).

{x}={85\%}(2).

Step 6: By dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and noting that both the RHS (right hand side) of both
equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{17}{x}=\frac{100\%}{85\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{17}=\frac{85}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {14.45}

Therefore, {85\%} of {17} is {14.45}

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