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The following question is of the type "How much X percent of W", where W is the whole amount and X is the percentage figure or rate".

Let's say that you need to find 228 percent of 14.5. What are the steps?

Step 1: First determine the value of the whole amount. We assume that the whole amount is 14.5.

Step 2: Determine the percentage, which is 228.

Step 3: Convert the percentage 228% to its decimal form by dividing 228 by 100 to get the decimal number 2.28:

228100 = 2.28

Notice that dividing by 100 is the same as moving the decimal point two places to the left.

228.0 → 22.80 → 2.28

Step 4: Finally, find the portion by multiplying the decimal form found in the previous step by the whole amount:

2.28 x 14.5 = 33.06 (answer).

The steps above are expressed by the formula:

P = W × X%100

This formula says that:

"To find the portion or the part from the whole amount, multiply the whole by the percentage, then divide the result by 100".

The symbol % means the percentage expressed in a fraction or multiple of one hundred.

Replacing these values in the formula, we get:

P = 14.5 × 228100 = 14.5 × 2.28 = 33.06 (answer)

Therefore, the answer is 33.06 is that 228 percent of 14.5.

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