#### Solution for What is 15 percent of 40:

15 percent * 40 =

(15:100)* 40 =

(15* 40):100 =

600:100 = 6

Now we have: 15 percent of 40 = 6

Question: What is 15 percent of 40?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 40.

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

Step 3: From step 1 above,{ 40}={100\%}.

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

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

{ 40}={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{ 40}{x}=\frac{100\%}{15\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{ 40}=\frac{15}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {6}

Therefore, {15\%} of { 40} is {6}

#### Solution for What is 40 percent of 15:

40 percent *15 =

( 40:100)*15 =

( 40*15):100 =

600:100 = 6

Now we have: 40 percent of 15 = 6

Question: What is 40 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}={ 40\%}.

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

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

{x}={ 40\%}(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\%}{ 40\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{15}=\frac{ 40}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {6}

Therefore, { 40\%} of {15} is {6}

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