Solution for 12 is what percent of 279:

12:279*100 =

(12*100):279 =

1200:279 = 4.3

Now we have: 12 is what percent of 279 = 4.3

Question: 12 is what percent of 279?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 279 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\%}={279}.

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

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

{100\%}={279}(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{279}{12}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{12}{279}

\Rightarrow{x} = {4.3\%}

Therefore, {12} is {4.3\%} of {279}.

Solution for 279 is what percent of 12:

279:12*100 =

(279*100):12 =

27900:12 = 2325

Now we have: 279 is what percent of 12 = 2325

Question: 279 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\%}={279}.

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

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

{x\%}={279}(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}{279}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{279}{12}

\Rightarrow{x} = {2325\%}

Therefore, {279} is {2325\%} of {12}.