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**This article explains how to calculate a given number’s percentage. We’ll focus on calculating 20% of 1500.**

**What Is 25 percent of 17?**

The **number 300**equals

**20%**of the number

**1500.**It is possible to find the answer by doing the

**calculation**where the fraction

**0.2**is multiplied by the number

**1500.**You can find the answer to this

**question,**which is the

**primary objective**of this

**question,**by performing the

**calculation**where you multiply the fraction

**25/100**by

**1500**times.

**How To Calculate 25 percent of 1500?**

The **following mathematical**steps show how to computer

**20 percent**of

**1500.**

**Step 1**

**20 percent**of

**1500**can be stated

**mathematically**as follows:

**20 percent of 1500 = 20% x 1500**

**Step 2**

The **% sign**is modified by one

**hundredth, resulting**in:

**20 percent of 1500 = ( 20 x 1/100 ) x 1500**

### Step 3

The**following**is the result of

**arranging**the

**preceding equation::**

**20 percent of 1500 = ( 20 x 1500 ) / 100**

### Step 4

**Multiplication**of

**20**by

**1500**results in:

**20 percent of 1500 = ( 30000 ) / 100**

### Step 5

Dividing**30000 by 100:**

**20 percent of 1500 = 300**

**300**is

**20%**of

**1500.**

**Using**the

**pie**chart below, we could

**visualize**what

**20%**of

**1500**would

**look**like.

Figure 1: Pie Chart for **20 percent of 1500**

**red part**of the

**pie**chart

**represents 300,**or

**20%**of

**1500,**whereas

**1500**is the whole area of the figure. The

**blue part**of the

**pie chart depicts**the remaining

**80%,**or

**1200,**of the total 1500.Because of their

**availability**and ease of application,

**percentages**are commonly utilized as a method for the depiction of statistical data. The percentage,

**written**as just a

**fraction**of the whole and

**denoted**by the sign

**%**, is stated as just a

**fraction**of the entire. You can get a percentage by dividing the whole number by

**100**to get the

**percentage,**and one percent is the

**same**as one

**percent.**

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