# How much is 5 percent of a twelfth

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### 1) What is 5% of 1/12?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

% / 100 = Part / Whole replace the given values:

5 / 100 = Part / 1/12

Cross multiply:

5 x 1/12 = 100 x Part, or

0.41666666666667 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = 0.41666666666667 / 100 = 0.05

### 2) 5 is what percent of 1/12?

Use again the same percentage formula:

% / 100 = Part / Whole replace the given values:

% / 100 = 5 / 1/12

Cross multiply:

% x 1/12 = 5 x 100

Divide by 1/12 and get the percentage:

% = 5 x 100 / 1/12 = 6000%