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10 percent of what number is 1500?

1500 is 10% of 15000

Working out percentage problems of the form "1500 is 10 percent of what number?"

  1. We have, 10% × x = 1500
  2. or, 10/100 × x = 1500
  3. Multiplying both sides by 100 and dividing both sides by 10,
    we have x = 1500 × 100/10
  4. x = 15000

    If you are using a calculator, simply enter 1500×100÷10, which will give you the answer.

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