# 15 percent of 500 Dollars

Using this tool you can find any percentage in three ways. So, we think you reached us looking for answers like: What is 15 (15%) percent (%) of 500 (500)? Or may be: 15 percent of 500 Dollars. See the solutions to these problems just after the percentage calculator below.

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## How to work out percentages - Step by Step

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### 1) What is 15% of 500?

Always use this formula to find a percentage:

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

^{15} / _{100} = ^{Part} / _{500}

Cross multiply:

15 x 500 = 100 x Part, or

7500 = 100 x Part

Now, divide by 100 and get the answer:

Part = ^{7500} / _{100} = 75

### 2) 15 is what percent of 500?

Use again the same percentage formula:

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

^{%} / _{100} = ^{15} / _{500}

Cross multiply:

% x 500 = 15 x 100

Divide by 500 and get the percentage:

% = ^{15 x 100} / _{500} = 3%