#### Solution for 5000 is what percent of 12000:

5000:12000*100 =

(5000*100):12000 =

500000:12000 = 41.67

Now we have: 5000 is what percent of 12000 = 41.67

Question: 5000 is what percent of 12000?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 12000 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\%}={12000}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={5000}.

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

{100\%}={12000}(1).

{x\%}={5000}(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{12000}{5000}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{5000}{12000}

\Rightarrow{x} = {41.67\%}

Therefore, {5000} is {41.67\%} of {12000}.

#### Solution for 12000 is what percent of 5000:

12000:5000*100 =

(12000*100):5000 =

1200000:5000 = 240

Now we have: 12000 is what percent of 5000 = 240

Question: 12000 is what percent of 5000?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 5000 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\%}={5000}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={12000}.

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

{100\%}={5000}(1).

{x\%}={12000}(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{5000}{12000}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{12000}{5000}

\Rightarrow{x} = {240\%}

Therefore, {12000} is {240\%} of {5000}.

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