# 12% of 1500 Pounds

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Using this tool you can find any percentage in three ways. So, we think you reached us looking for answers like: 1) What is 12 percent (%) of 1500? 2) 12 is what percent of 1500? Or may be: 12% of 1500 Pounds?

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## How to work out percentages - Step by Step

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### 1) What is 12% of 1500?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

% / 100 = Part / Whole replace the given values:

12 / 100 = Part / 1500

Cross multiply:

12 x 1500 = 100 x Part, or

18000 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = 18000 / 100 = 180

### 2) What is 12 out of 1500?

This question is equivalent to: "12 is what percent of 1500?" Or What percent 12 is out of 1500?

Use again the same percentage formula:

% / 100 = Part / Whole replace the given values:

% / 100 = 12 / 1500

Cross multiply:

% x 1500 = 12 x 100

Divide by 1500 to get the percentage:

% = (12 x 100) / 1500 = 0.8%

#### A shorter way to calculate x out of y

You can easily find 12 is out of 1500, in one step, by simply dividing 12 by 1500, then multiplying the result by 100. So,

12 is out of 1500 = 12/1500 x 100 = 0.8%

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