# 12 is 60 percent of what number?

Percentage is a number or ratio which is expressed as fraction of 100.

## Answer: 12 is 60 percent of number 20.

Percentages are fractions with 100 as the denominator.

**Explanation: **

12 = (60/100)(x)

x = (12 × 100) / 60

x = 20

### Therefore, 12 is 60 percent of number 20.

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