#### Solution for What is 51.5 percent of 40:

51.5 percent *40 =

(51.5:100)*40 =

(51.5*40):100 =

2060:100 = 20.6

Now we have: 51.5 percent of 40 = 20.6

Question: What is 51.5 percent of 40?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 40.

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

Step 3: From step 1 above,{40}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={51.5\%}.

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

{40}={100\%}(1).

{x}={51.5\%}(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{40}{x}=\frac{100\%}{51.5\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{40}=\frac{51.5}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {20.6}

Therefore, {51.5\%} of {40} is {20.6}

#### Solution for What is 40 percent of 51.5:

40 percent *51.5 =

(40:100)*51.5 =

(40*51.5):100 =

2060:100 = 20.6

Now we have: 40 percent of 51.5 = 20.6

Question: What is 40 percent of 51.5?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 51.5.

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

Step 3: From step 1 above,{51.5}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={40\%}.

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

{51.5}={100\%}(1).

{x}={40\%}(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{51.5}{x}=\frac{100\%}{40\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{51.5}=\frac{40}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {20.6}

Therefore, {40\%} of {51.5} is {20.6}

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