# 12 percent of 72000 Dollars

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## How to work out percentages - Step by Step

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### 1) What is 12% of 72000?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

^{12} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{72000}

Cross multiply:

12 x 72000 = 100 x Part, or

864000 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{864000} / _{100} = 8640

### 2) 12 is what percent of 72000?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

^{%} / _{100} = ^{12} / _{72000}

Cross multiply:

% x 72000 = 12 x 100

Divide by 72000 and get the percentage:

% = ^{12 x 100} / _{72000} = 0.016666666666667%

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