# 1040 is what percent of 2039 - step by step solution

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1. We assume, that the number 2039 is 100% - because it's the output value of the task.
2. We assume, that x is the value we are looking for.
3. If 100% equals 2039, so we can write it down as 100%=2039.
4. We know, that x% equals 1040 of the output value, so we can write it down as x%=1040.
5. Now we have two simple equations:
1) 100%=2039
2) x%=1040
where left sides of both of them have the same units, and both right sides have the same units, so we can do something like that:
100%/x%=2039/1040
6. Now we just have to solve the simple equation, and we will get the solution we are looking for.

7. Solution for 1040 is what percent of 2039

100%/x%=2039/1040
(100/x)*x=(2039/1040)*x       - we multiply both sides of the equation by x
100=1.9605769230769*x       - we divide both sides of the equation by (1.9605769230769) to get x
100/1.9605769230769=x
51.005394801373=x
x=51.005394801373

now we have:
1040 is 51.005394801373% of 2039