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First we convert 5% into a decimal by dividing 100 = 5/100 = 0.05

then amount of 5% of 12 = 0.05 x 12 = 0.6

The answer is 0.6.

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To convert percent into a decimal, divide it by 100. This can be accomplished by moving the decimal point 2 places to the left:

`220.0%-> 2.2` 

To find 220% of 18, use the formula `A = pB` , where A is the amount (unknown), p is the percent rate expressed as a decimal (2.2) and B is the base (number the percent is calculated of, 18.)

`A = 2.2*18 = 39.6`

The answer is 39.6.

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