# How much is 40 percent of 12

Using this tool you can find any percentage in three ways. So, we think you reached us looking for answers like: What is 40 (40%) percent (%) of 12 (12)? Or may be: How much is 40 percent of 12. See the solutions to these problems just after the percentage calculator below.

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## How to work out percentages - Step by Step

Here are the solutions to the questions stated above:

### 1) What is 40% of 12?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

^{%} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{Whole} replace the given values:

^{40} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{12}

Cross multiply:

40 x 12 = 100 x Part, or

480 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{480} / _{100} = 4.8

### 2) 40 is what percent of 12?

Use again the same percentage formula:

^{%} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{Whole} replace the given values:

^{%} / _{100} = ^{40} / _{12}

Cross multiply:

% x 12 = 40 x 100

Divide by 12 and get the percentage:

% = ^{40 x 100} / _{12} = 333.33333333333%