What is 15 percent of 60?

Here we will show you how to calculate 15 percent of 60 (15% of 60). We start by making an equation. 15 percent of 60 is the same as 15 per hundred of 60. We can therefore make the following equation:

15/100 = A/60

To solve the equation above for A (Amount), we first switch the sides to get the A on the left side. Then, we multiply each side by 60. Finally, we divide the numerator by the denominator on the right side to get the answer. Here is the work to illustrate:

15/100 = A/60
A/60 = 15/100
A×60/60 = 15×60/100
A = 900/100
A = 9

The work above shows the long way to explain how to calculate 15 percent of 60. This gives you a foundation and a better understanding of how to calculate percentages. However, in the future, you could use this simplified formula:

(B × P)/100

In our problem, "What is 15 percent of 60?", B (Base) is 60 and P (Percent) is 15:

(60 × 15)/100 = 9

In summary, the answer to "What is 15 percent of 60?" is as follows:


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