# What percent of 17.5 is 12?

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#### Explanation:

Let

We can write the expression as:

transposition

#### Explanation:

To find what percent one quantity is of another, you can use the method:

It is easier to ask the question the other way round because that helps to identify the fraction. One number is a fraction of another.

What percent is

(You might recognise the recurring decimals as 'sevenths')