#### Solution for 12 is what percent of 5905:

12:5905*100 =

(12*100):5905 =

1200:5905 = 0.2

Now we have: 12 is what percent of 5905 = 0.2

Question: 12 is what percent of 5905?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 5905 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\%}={5905}.

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

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

{100\%}={5905}(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{5905}{12}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{12}{5905}

\Rightarrow{x} = {0.2\%}

Therefore, {12} is {0.2\%} of {5905}.

#### Solution for 5905 is what percent of 12:

5905:12*100 =

(5905*100):12 =

590500:12 = 49208.33

Now we have: 5905 is what percent of 12 = 49208.33

Question: 5905 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\%}={5905}.

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

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

{x\%}={5905}(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}{5905}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{5905}{12}

\Rightarrow{x} = {49208.33\%}

Therefore, {5905} is {49208.33\%} of {12}.

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