#### Solution for What is 12 percent of 40:

12 percent *40 =

( 12:100)*40 =

( 12*40):100 =

480:100 = 4.8

Now we have: 12 percent of 40 = 4.8

Question: What is 12 percent of 40?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 40.

Step 2: We represent the unknown value with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1 above,{40}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={ 12\%}.

Step 5: This results in a pair of simple equations:

{40}={100\%}(1).

{x}={ 12\%}(2).

Step 6: By dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and noting that both the RHS (right hand side) of both
equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{40}{x}=\frac{100\%}{ 12\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{40}=\frac{ 12}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {4.8}

Therefore, { 12\%} of {40} is {4.8}

#### Solution for What is 40 percent of 12:

40 percent * 12 =

(40:100)* 12 =

(40* 12):100 =

480:100 = 4.8

Now we have: 40 percent of 12 = 4.8

Question: What is 40 percent of 12?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 12.

Step 2: We represent the unknown value with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1 above,{ 12}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={40\%}.

Step 5: This results in a pair of simple equations:

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

{x}={40\%}(2).

Step 6: By dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and noting that both the RHS (right hand side) of both
equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{ 12}{x}=\frac{100\%}{40\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{ 12}=\frac{40}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {4.8}

Therefore, {40\%} of { 12} is {4.8}

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