# 15% of What Number is 12?

Percentage is a ratio of a number expressed out of 100.

## Answer: 15% of 80 is equal to 12

## Explanation:

Given 15% of a number is x.

Let the number be X

i.e., 15% of X = 12

=> 15X/100 = 12

Simplifying we have ,

=> 3X/20 = 12

=> X = (12 × 20) / 3

=> X = 4 × 20

=> X = 80

** Thus, 15% of 80 is 12**

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