#### Solution for 15 is what percent of 1086:

15:1086*100 =

(15*100):1086 =

1500:1086 = 1.38

Now we have: 15 is what percent of 1086 = 1.38

Question: 15 is what percent of 1086?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 1086 is 100% since it is our output value.

Step 2: We next represent the value we seek with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1, it follows that {100\%}={1086}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={15}.

Step 5: This gives us a pair of simple equations:

{100\%}={1086}(1).

{x\%}={15}(2).

Step 6: By simply dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and taking note of the fact that both the LHS
(left hand side) of both equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{100\%}{x\%}=\frac{1086}{15}

Step 7: Taking the inverse (or reciprocal) of both sides yields

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{15}{1086}

\Rightarrow{x} = {1.38\%}

Therefore, {15} is {1.38\%} of {1086}.

#### Solution for 1086 is what percent of 15:

1086:15*100 =

(1086*100):15 =

108600:15 = 7240

Now we have: 1086 is what percent of 15 = 7240

Question: 1086 is what percent of 15?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 15 is 100% since it is our output value.

Step 2: We next represent the value we seek with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1, it follows that {100\%}={15}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={1086}.

Step 5: This gives us a pair of simple equations:

{100\%}={15}(1).

{x\%}={1086}(2).

Step 6: By simply dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and taking note of the fact that both the LHS
(left hand side) of both equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{100\%}{x\%}=\frac{15}{1086}

Step 7: Taking the inverse (or reciprocal) of both sides yields

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{1086}{15}

\Rightarrow{x} = {7240\%}

Therefore, {1086} is {7240\%} of {15}.

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