# What Percent of 50 is 15?

The percentage is a ratio of a number expressed out of 100.

## Answer: 30 percent of 50 is equal to 15.

Percent means out of 100.

**Explanation:**

Let the percentage be X%.

X% of 50 = 15

⇒ (X/100) × 50 = 15

⇒ X/2 = 15

⇒ X = 30