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Using this tool you can find any percentage in three ways. So, we think you reached us looking for answers like:1) What is 15 percent (%) of 20?2) 15 is what percent of 20?Or may be: How much is 15 out of 20?

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If you are looking for a ### 1) What is 15% of 20?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

% / 100 = Part / Whole replace the given values:

15 / 100 = Part / 20

Cross multiply:

15 x 20 = 100 x Part, or

300 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = 300 / 100 = 3

### 2) What is 15 out of 20?

This question is equivalent to: "15 is what percent of 20?" Or What percent 15 is out of 20?

Use again the same percentage formula:

% / 100 = Part / Whole replace the given values:

% / 100 = 15 / 20

Cross multiply:

% x 20 = 15 x 100

Divide by 20 to get the percentage:

% = (15 x 100) / 20 = 75%

A shorter way to calculate x out of y

You can easily find 15 is out of 20, in one step, by simply dividing 15 by 20, then multiplying the result by 100. So,

15 is out of 20 = 15/20 x 100 = 75%

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