# What Is 30 Percent of 50 + Solution With Free Steps?

**30 percent of 50 results in 15. The fraction 30/100 multiplied with 50 generates the solution 15. **

There may be incidents from our **daily lives** that relate to this topic. Imagine wishing to buy cherries on the internet. **Cherry prices** are **50**** USD per pound**, however the shop charges delivery costs that are **30%** of the price of the product. You are compelled to cover the entire **shipping expense** since you require cherries. You calculate the total cost of shipping in US dollars. You may figure it out by multiplying **30/100** by **50,** which is **15 USD**, which means that you will also need to pay **15 USD** in shipping fees. We constantly run across problems with percentages in **daily life.**

The **solution** to **30 percent of 50** that **results** **15** is the **focus** of this **article**.

**What is ****30 percent of ****50?**

**30% of 50 equals 15. The product of 30/100 and 50 returns 15.**

The problem** 30 percent of 50** is also solved by replacing **30%** with **30/100** and then multiplying **30/100** with **50** to get **15**. In this way **30 percent of 15** generates the same **15** value.

**How To Calculate ****30% of ****50?**

To calculate **30 percent of 50, **there are **intermediate** forms of 30% x 50, 30/100 x 50 and 30 x 50 / 100 **explained below**.

Given that:

**Step 1**

Writing **30 percent of 50**** **in mathematical form:

**30 percent of 50 = 30% x 50**

**Step 2**

Substitute the **%** symbol in **30% x 50**** **with the fraction **1/100:**

**30 percent of 50 = ( 30 x 1/100 ) x 50**

### Step 3

**Rearranging** the ** ( 30 x 1/100 ) x 50****:**

**30 percent of 50 = ( 30 x 50 ) / 100**

### Step 4

Multiplying **30 with 50:**

**30 percent of 50 = ( 1500 ) / 100**

### Step 5

Dividing **1500 by 100:**

**30 percent of 50 = 15**

Therefore, the **30 percent of 50**** ****is equivalent to 15.**

We can visualize that **30 percent of 50** is equal to **15 **by using the following pie chart.

Figure 1: **30 percent of 50**

As shown in **30 percent of 50**** Chart**, 100 percent of 50 is represented by the **complete pie.** The **30 percent of 50** with **absolute value** of **15** is shown in the **blue portion.** The **50 percent of 50** with **absolute value** of **36** is shown in the **yellow portion****.**

**Percentages** are a **important** in mathematics as in there criticality for **comparisons** among different **fractions** through use of **universal scale** covering from **zero** to one **hundred.**

*All the Images/Mathematical drawings are created with GeoGebra.*