# 97 is what percent of 1929 - step by step solution

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1. We assume, that the number 1929 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 1929, so we can write it down as 100%=1929.
4. We know, that x% equals 97 of the output value, so we can write it down as x%=97.
5. Now we have two simple equations:
1) 100%=1929
2) x%=97
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%=1929/97
6. Now we just have to solve the simple equation, and we will get the solution we are looking for.

7. Solution for 97 is what percent of 1929

100%/x%=1929/97
(100/x)*x=(1929/97)*x       - we multiply both sides of the equation by x
100=19.886597938144*x       - we divide both sides of the equation by (19.886597938144) to get x
100/19.886597938144=x
5.028512182478=x
x=5.028512182478

now we have:
97 is 5.028512182478% of 1929