#### Solution for 12 is what percent of 60:

12: 60*100 =

(12*100): 60 =

1200: 60 = 20

Now we have: 12 is what percent of 60 = 20

Question: 12 is what percent of 60?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 60 is 100% since it is our output value.

Step 2: We next represent the value we seek with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1, it follows that {100\%}={ 60}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={12}.

Step 5: This gives us a pair of simple equations:

{100\%}={ 60}(1).

{x\%}={12}(2).

Step 6: By simply dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and taking note of the fact that both the LHS
(left hand side) of both equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{100\%}{x\%}=\frac{ 60}{12}

Step 7: Taking the inverse (or reciprocal) of both sides yields

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{12}{ 60}

\Rightarrow{x} = {20\%}

Therefore, {12} is {20\%} of { 60}.

#### Solution for 60 is what percent of 12:

60:12*100 =

( 60*100):12 =

6000:12 = 500

Now we have: 60 is what percent of 12 = 500

Question: 60 is what percent of 12?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 12 is 100% since it is our output value.

Step 2: We next represent the value we seek with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1, it follows that {100\%}={12}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={ 60}.

Step 5: This gives us a pair of simple equations:

{100\%}={12}(1).

{x\%}={ 60}(2).

Step 6: By simply dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and taking note of the fact that both the LHS
(left hand side) of both equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{100\%}{x\%}=\frac{12}{ 60}

Step 7: Taking the inverse (or reciprocal) of both sides yields

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{ 60}{12}

\Rightarrow{x} = {500\%}

Therefore, { 60} is {500\%} of {12}.

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