#### Solution for What is 15 percent of 87:

15 percent *87 =

( 15:100)*87 =

( 15*87):100 =

1305:100 = 13.05

Now we have: 15 percent of 87 = 13.05

Question: What is 15 percent of 87?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 87.

Step 2: We represent the unknown value with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1 above,{87}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={ 15\%}.

Step 5: This results in a pair of simple equations:

{87}={100\%}(1).

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

Step 6: By dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and noting that both the RHS (right hand side) of both
equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{87}{x}=\frac{100\%}{ 15\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{87}=\frac{ 15}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {13.05}

Therefore, { 15\%} of {87} is {13.05}

#### Solution for What is 87 percent of 15:

87 percent * 15 =

(87:100)* 15 =

(87* 15):100 =

1305:100 = 13.05

Now we have: 87 percent of 15 = 13.05

Question: What is 87 percent of 15?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 15.

Step 2: We represent the unknown value with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1 above,{ 15}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={87\%}.

Step 5: This results in a pair of simple equations:

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

{x}={87\%}(2).

Step 6: By dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and noting that both the RHS (right hand side) of both
equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{ 15}{x}=\frac{100\%}{87\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{ 15}=\frac{87}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {13.05}

Therefore, {87\%} of { 15} is {13.05}

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