# 371 is what percent of 2174 - step by step solution

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1. We assume, that the number 2174 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 2174, so we can write it down as 100%=2174.
4. We know, that x% equals 371 of the output value, so we can write it down as x%=371.
5. Now we have two simple equations:
1) 100%=2174
2) x%=371
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%=2174/371
6. Now we just have to solve the simple equation, and we will get the solution we are looking for.

7. Solution for 371 is what percent of 2174

100%/x%=2174/371
(100/x)*x=(2174/371)*x       - we multiply both sides of the equation by x
100=5.8598382749326*x       - we divide both sides of the equation by (5.8598382749326) to get x
100/5.8598382749326=x
17.065317387305=x
x=17.065317387305

now we have:
371 is 17.065317387305% of 2174