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}

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}