## Sunday, January 16, 2011

### Final Percent Post

In general percents are a way to represent numbers as a fraction out of one hundred. In this chapter we learn how to represent percents, how to write it as a decimal or fraction, how to find the percent of a number, and how to combine percents. Percents are essential to learn for it appears in our lives daily, like when we shop.

Representing percents:
Percents are used to represent numbers with a fraction out of 100. To show percent we used hundred grids, and filled them depending on the number we are representing. for example:

Fractions, Decimals, and Percents:
Percents can also be represented as fractions or decimals and can be used to represent numbers in different situations.

Percent of a number:
Using various mental math strategies, ratio tables, and changing the percent to a decimal and then multiply by the number you can find the percents of numbers.

Combing Percents:
Percents can be combined by adding to solve problems.

Here's a link to one of my older posts.
Also, a website I found useful.
And lastly, a video: