# 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.

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