#### Solution for 12 is what percent of 47:

12:47*100 =

(12*100):47 =

1200:47 = 25.53

Now we have: 12 is what percent of 47 = 25.53

Question: 12 is what percent of 47?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 47 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\%}={47}.

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

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

{100\%}={47}(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{47}{12}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{12}{47}

\Rightarrow{x} = {25.53\%}

Therefore, {12} is {25.53\%} of {47}.

#### Solution for 47 is what percent of 12:

47:12*100 =

(47*100):12 =

4700:12 = 391.67

Now we have: 47 is what percent of 12 = 391.67

Question: 47 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\%}={47}.

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

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

{x\%}={47}(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}{47}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{47}{12}

\Rightarrow{x} = {391.67\%}

Therefore, {47} is {391.67\%} of {12}.

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