#### Solution for 12 is what percent of 57:

12:57*100 =

(12*100):57 =

1200:57 = 21.05

Now we have: 12 is what percent of 57 = 21.05

Question: 12 is what percent of 57?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 57 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\%}={57}.

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

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

{100\%}={57}(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{57}{12}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{12}{57}

\Rightarrow{x} = {21.05\%}

Therefore, {12} is {21.05\%} of {57}.

#### Solution for 57 is what percent of 12:

57:12*100 =

(57*100):12 =

5700:12 = 475

Now we have: 57 is what percent of 12 = 475

Question: 57 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\%}={57}.

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

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

{x\%}={57}(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}{57}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{57}{12}

\Rightarrow{x} = {475\%}

Therefore, {57} is {475\%} of {12}.

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