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# What is 12.5 percent of 1200 + Solution With Free Steps

**12.5 percent of 1200 is equal to 150. To get 150 as your answer, simply multiply the fraction 0.125 by the number 1200.**

The above calculation can be viewed as a valuable example, suppose you were going to buy a product from an online store worth **1200** dollars. Upon reaching the payment methods, you see that there is a discount of up to **12.5%** on credit cards. Since you know that **12.5%** of **1200** is equal to **150,** so you intend to get that discount by using a credit card. Thus, you only pay **1050** instead of the whole **1200** for your item.

Other than that, you could face another situation where you have to calculate the percentage. Therefore, an **in-depth explanation** is given in this article which will help you understand **12.5%** of **1200.**

**What Is 12.5 Percent of 1200?**

**The 12.5 percent of 1200 is equal to the number 150. To compute this answer quickly, just multiply the fraction 0.125 by the number 1200.**

The answer can be obtained by constructing the fraction **12.5/100** and multiplying it by **1200.** When you solve the equation, the final solution will come out to be **150.**

**How To Calculate 12.5% of 1200?**

Follow the steps for finding the **12.5** percent of **1200:**

**Step 1**

Firstly, representing **12.5 percent** of **1200** in terms of **multiplication** as:

12.5 percent of 1200**= 12.5% x 1200**

**Step 2**

Here the **percentage sign %** is equal to **1/100**.

Use the above equation thus,

12.5 percent of 1200** = (12.5/100) x 1200**

**Step 3**

Cutting the common terms:

12.5 percent of 1200**= (12.5 x 1200) / 100**

**Step 4**

**Eliminating 10** from the fraction:

12.5 percent of 1200** = (12.5 x 120) / 10**

Multiplying **12.5** by **120** gives:

12.5 percent of 1200** = 1500 / 10**

**Step 5**

We get the **final answer:**

12.5 percent of 1200** = 150**

**Therefore 12.5 ****percent of 1200 ****is equal to 150.**

The following pie chart displays **12.5 percent of 1200**.

In the above figure, the **orange portion **illustrates **12.5% **of **1200.** The complete circle is **150**, of which **12.5 **percent has to be resolved. The calculation shows that it is composed of **150 **portions**.** The **green portion **in the figure shows the remaining part of **1200** which is** 87.5% equal** to** 1050** as** 1200 – 150 = 1050. **

*All the Mathematical drawings/images are created using GeoGebra.*