#### Solution for 12 is what percent of 287:

12:287*100 =

(12*100):287 =

1200:287 = 4.18

Now we have: 12 is what percent of 287 = 4.18

Question: 12 is what percent of 287?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 287 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\%}={287}.

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

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

{100\%}={287}(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{287}{12}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{12}{287}

\Rightarrow{x} = {4.18\%}

Therefore, {12} is {4.18\%} of {287}.

#### Solution for 287 is what percent of 12:

287:12*100 =

(287*100):12 =

28700:12 = 2391.67

Now we have: 287 is what percent of 12 = 2391.67

Question: 287 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\%}={287}.

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

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

{x\%}={287}(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}{287}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{287}{12}

\Rightarrow{x} = {2391.67\%}

Therefore, {287} is {2391.67\%} of {12}.

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