# 55 percent of fifteen Pounds

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## How to work out percentages - Step by Step

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### 1) What is 55% of 15?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

^{%} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{Whole} replace the given values:

^{55} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{15}

Cross multiply:

55 x 15 = 100 x Part, or

825 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{825} / _{100} = 8.25

### 2) 55 is what percent of 15?

Use again the same percentage formula:

^{%} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{Whole} replace the given values:

^{%} / _{100} = ^{55} / _{15}

Cross multiply:

% x 15 = 55 x 100

Divide by 15 and get the percentage:

% = ^{55 x 100} / _{15} = 366.66666666667%