# How much is 5 percent of 1200

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## How to work out percentages - Step by Step

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### 1) What is 5% of 1200?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

^{5} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{1200}

Cross multiply:

5 x 1200 = 100 x Part, or

6000 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{6000} / _{100} = 60

### 2) 5 is what percent of 1200?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

^{%} / _{100} = ^{5} / _{1200}

Cross multiply:

% x 1200 = 5 x 100

Divide by 1200 and get the percentage:

% = ^{5 x 100} / _{1200} = 0.41666666666667%