#### Solution for 15000 is what percent of 500:

15000:500*100 =

(15000*100):500 =

1500000:500 = 3000

Now we have: 15000 is what percent of 500 = 3000

Question: 15000 is what percent of 500?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 500 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\%}={500}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={15000}.

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

{100\%}={500}(1).

{x\%}={15000}(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{500}{15000}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{15000}{500}

\Rightarrow{x} = {3000\%}

Therefore, {15000} is {3000\%} of {500}.

#### Solution for 500 is what percent of 15000:

500:15000*100 =

(500*100):15000 =

50000:15000 = 3.33

Now we have: 500 is what percent of 15000 = 3.33

Question: 500 is what percent of 15000?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 15000 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\%}={15000}.

Step 4: In the same vein, {x\%}={500}.

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

{100\%}={15000}(1).

{x\%}={500}(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{15000}{500}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{500}{15000}

\Rightarrow{x} = {3.33\%}

Therefore, {500} is {3.33\%} of {15000}.

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