#### Solution for 3 is what percent of 15000:

3:15000*100 =

(3*100):15000 =

300:15000 = 0.02

Now we have: 3 is what percent of 15000 = 0.02

Question: 3 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\%}={3}.

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

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

{x\%}={3}(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}{3}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{3}{15000}

\Rightarrow{x} = {0.02\%}

Therefore, {3} is {0.02\%} of {15000}.

#### Solution for 15000 is what percent of 3:

15000:3*100 =

(15000*100):3 =

1500000:3 = 500000

Now we have: 15000 is what percent of 3 = 500000

Question: 15000 is what percent of 3?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: We make the assumption that 3 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\%}={3}.

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

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

{100\%}={3}(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{3}{15000}

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

\frac{x\%}{100\%}=\frac{15000}{3}

\Rightarrow{x} = {500000\%}

Therefore, {15000} is {500000\%} of {3}.

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