the answer is 136.41 becuase three percent times 4547 equals that. How i learned how to do this is when in the question is says what is write down x. Then if there is the word is in it that means =. Then write down the numbers. If there is the word of you write multiply. also remeber to move the decimal point two places to the left in a percentage. Here is what i mean:
What is three percent of 4547?
x = .03 * 4547