# 12 is 60% of?

Apr 27, 2017

20

#### Explanation:

We know that 60% is equivalent to $\setminus \frac{60}{100}$. So we can relate this to 12 like this:
$\setminus \frac{60}{100} = \setminus \frac{12}{x}$

Cross multiplying we get
$60 x = 1200$

Divide both sides by 60 to get $x = 20$