# What is 18.4 percent of 3400 - step by step solution

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1. We assume, that the number 3400 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 3400 is 100%, so we can write it down as 3400=100%.
4. We know, that x is 18.4% of the output value, so we can write it down as x=18.4%.
5. Now we have two simple equations:
1) 3400=100%
2) x=18.4%
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:
3400/x=100%/18.4%
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 18.4% of 3400

3400/x=100/18.4
(3400/x)*x=(100/18.4)*x       - we multiply both sides of the equation by x
3400=5.4347826086957*x       - we divide both sides of the equation by (5.4347826086957) to get x
3400/5.4347826086957=x
625.6=x
x=625.6

now we have:
18.4% of 3400=625.6