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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 230 percent of 450. What are the steps?

Step 1: first determine the value of the whole amount. We assume that the whole amount is 450.

Step 2: determine the percentage, which is 230.

Step 3: Convert the percentage 230% to its decimal form by dividing 230 into 100 to get the decimal number 2.3:

230100 = 2.3

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

230.0 → 23.00 → 2.30

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

2.3 x 450 = 1035 (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 = 450 × 230100 = 450 × 2.3 = 1035 (answer)

Therefore, the answer is 1035 is 230 percent of 450.

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