Language features are used by writers to reinforce their points. Here are the language features you should look out for in your exam: (bold) heading numbers / figures / amounts / values / statistics first person (plural), use of ‘we’, ‘our’ exaggeration / hyperbole commands e.g. ‘ask yourselfâ€¦’ Other language features include: rhetorical question uses […]

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## How to work out percentages

To work out the percentage of any number, follow this example:e.g: Work out 23% of 229 Step 1: Divide the percentage by 100: 23/100 = 0.23Step 2: Multiply this answer with the number to get the final answer: 0.23 x 229 = 52.67 To work out one number as a percentage of another: e.g: 20 […]