**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**

As a result, **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**

The **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.*