#### Solution for What is 15 percent of 85:

15 percent *85 =

(15:100)*85 =

(15*85):100 =

1275:100 = 12.75

Now we have: 15 percent of 85 = 12.75

Question: What is 15 percent of 85?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 85.

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

Step 3: From step 1 above,{85}={100\%}.

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

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

{85}={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{85}{x}=\frac{100\%}{15\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{85}=\frac{15}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {12.75}

Therefore, {15\%} of {85} is {12.75}

#### Solution for What is 85 percent of 15:

85 percent *15 =

(85:100)*15 =

(85*15):100 =

1275:100 = 12.75

Now we have: 85 percent of 15 = 12.75

Question: What is 85 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}={85\%}.

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

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

{x}={85\%}(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\%}{85\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{15}=\frac{85}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {12.75}

Therefore, {85\%} of {15} is {12.75}

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