# What is 15 percent of 17082 - step by step solution

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1. We assume, that the number 17082 is 100% - because it's the output value of the task.
2. We assume, that x is the value we are looking for.
3. If 17082 is 100%, so we can write it down as 17082=100%.
4. We know, that x is 15% of the output value, so we can write it down as x=15%.
5. Now we have two simple equations:
1) 17082=100%
2) x=15%
where left sides of both of them have the same units, and both right sides have the same units, so we can do something like that:
17082/x=100%/15%
6. Now we just have to solve the simple equation, and we will get the solution we are looking for.

7. Solution for what is 15% of 17082

17082/x=100/15
(17082/x)*x=(100/15)*x       - we multiply both sides of the equation by x
17082=6.6666666666667*x       - we divide both sides of the equation by (6.6666666666667) to get x
17082/6.6666666666667=x
2562.3=x
x=2562.3

now we have:
15% of 17082=2562.3