# 15% of What Number is 12?

Updated on July 18, 2023

Answer: 15% of 80 is 12.

## Understanding Percentages

To find the whole when the percentage and the part are given, divide the part by the percentage (expressed as a decimal) to get the whole. So, if 15% of a number is 12, then the number is 12 divided by 0.15, which is 80.

## FAQ on Percentages

### What is 20% of 50?

20% of 50 is 10.

### What is 25% of 80?

25% of 80 is 20.

### What is 30% of 100?

30% of 100 is 30.