# 40 is what percent of 511.15 - step by step solution

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1. We assume, that the number 511.15 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 511.15, so we can write it down as 100%=511.15.
4. We know, that x% equals 40 of the output value, so we can write it down as x%=40.
5. Now we have two simple equations:
1) 100%=511.15
2) x%=40
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%=511.15/40
6. Now we just have to solve the simple equation, and we will get the solution we are looking for.

7. Solution for 40 is what percent of 511.15

100%/x%=511.15/40
(100/x)*x=(511.15/40)*x       - we multiply both sides of the equation by x
100=12.77875*x       - we divide both sides of the equation by (12.77875) to get x
100/12.77875=x
7.8254915386873=x
x=7.8254915386873

now we have:
40 is 7.8254915386873% of 511.15