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1. We assume, that the number 161 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 161 is 100%, so we can write it down as 161=100%.
4. We know, that x is 1.54% of the output value, so we can write it down as x=1.54%.
5. Now we have two simple equations:
1) 161=100%
2) x=1.54%
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:
161/x=100%/1.54%
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 1.54% of 161

161/x=100/1.54
(161/x)*x=(100/1.54)*x       - we multiply both sides of the equation by x
161=64.935064935065*x       - we divide both sides of the equation by (64.935064935065) to get x
161/64.935064935065=x
2.4794=x
x=2.4794

now we have:
1.54% of 161=2.4794