I will do an example.

Say the percentage is 3 and the total is 220

220 is 3% of what number or ‘x’

You do the following equation: 3/100 = 220/x

You cross multiply getting the equation: 3x = 220(100)

3x = 22000

Then you divide 3 into 22000 to get ‘x’ which would equal 7333.33

Say the percentage is 3 and the total is 220

220 is 3% of what number or ‘x’

You do the following equation: 3/100 = 220/x

You cross multiply getting the equation: 3x = 220(100)

3x = 22000

Then you divide 3 into 22000 to get ‘x’ which would equal 7333.33