# 80% of 1500 Pounds

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## How to work out percentages - Step by Step

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### 1) What is 80% of 1500?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

80 / 100 = Part / 1500

Cross multiply:

80 x 1500 = 100 x Part, or

120000 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = 120000 / 100 = 1200

### 2) What is 80 out of 1500?

This question is equivalent to: "80 is what percent of 1500?" Or What percent 80 is out of 1500?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

% / 100 = 80 / 1500

Cross multiply:

% x 1500 = 80 x 100

Divide by 1500 to get the percentage:

% = (80 x 100) / 1500 = 5.3333333333333%

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

You can easily find 80 is out of 1500, in one step, by simply dividing 80 by 1500, then multiplying the result by 100. So,

80 is out of 1500 = 80/1500 x 100 = 5.3333333333333%

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