UNDERSTANDING PERCENTS

- Percent means out of 100 and also is another name for hundredths. (Example: 50% means 50 out of 100 or 1/2 or 0.5)
- A fractional percent includes a portion of a percent. (Example: 1/2%, 0.07%, 10 1/4%, 88.1%)

* Remember that this information can also be represented as a picture.

- Fractions, decimals, and percents can be used to represent numbers in various situations.(Example: Sharing a cake equally among 4 of your friends, including yourself.)
- Percents can be written as a decimal or a percent.

- Mental math strategies such as halving, doubling, and dividing by 10 to find the answer can be applied to some numbers.
- To calculate the percent of a number, first write the percent as a decimal then multiply by the number.
- Percents can be combined using addition to solve problems.

- Percents of percents can be used to determine amounts that result from consecutive percent increase or decrease.

**Percent Websites**

Percentage Help: Word Problems

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Great final percent post Duyen, I liked the pictures you used to express the words more. I also liked the video it was easy to read and shown neatly. Although I didn't really get the concept of the hello kitty cake.

ReplyDeleteGreat job Duyen. Your final post looks very neat and you used colors very well. Your pictures were also good especially the Hello Kitty one. Your videos were also really great.

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