Enter the spare capacity and the total capacity into the Capacity Cushion Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Capacity Cushion.

## Capacity Cushion Formula

The following two example problems outline the steps and information needed to calculate the Capacity Cushion.

CC = SC / TC * 100

Variables:

- CC is the Capacity Cushion (%)
- SC is the spare capacity
- TC is the total capacity

To calculate the capacity cushion, divide the spare capacity by the total capacity.

## How to Calculate Capacity Cushion?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Capacity Cushion.

- First, determine the spare capacity.
- Next, determine the total capacity.
- Next, gather the formula from above = CC = SC / TC * 100.
- Finally, calculate the Capacity Cushion.
- After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

**Example Problem : **

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

spare capacity = 100

total capacity = 200

CC = SC / TC * 100** **= ?