## Tuesday, January 25, 2011

### Emily's Final Percent Post

percent means out of 100
Another name for hundredths
65% means 65 out of 100

Fractional percent- a percent that includes a portion of percent

Eg. 7 3/8%, 4.5%

Fractions, decimals and percents can be used to represent numbers in various situations

Percent can be written a fraction and as a decimal

Eg. 1/2+=0.5

You can use mental math strategies such as halving, doubling and dividing by 10 to find the percent of a number

To calculate the percent of a number write the percent as a decimal and then multiply by the number

Eg. 12.5%of 5=0.125x50=6.25

Percents can be combined by adding to solve problems
5%+7%=12%

My percent Video

#### 2 comments:

1. Great post Emily, Your video was well organized like your writting. Next time,you should add more info to the written and also some color or boldness to some words.

2. Great job Emily. Your video was well explained and it was organized. Next tell us the question so we people will know the question you are answering to. Other than that, great job.