Intermediate Math: Percents
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Introduction


Concept/Skill  Sample  Learn Zillion  Khan Academy  Breakthrough to Math, Level 2, Book 5  Foundations Mathematics  Number Power 2  Breakthrough to Math, Workbook  WorkWise: Math at Work 
Understanding Percents 
28% is 28 out of 100. 
68  168169  98 
Problem Solving


Concept/Skill  Sample  Learn Zillion  Khan Academy  Breakthrough to Math, Level 2, Book 5  Foundations Mathematics  Number Power 2  Breakthrough to Math, Workbook  WorkWise: Math at Work 
Identifying Parts, Wholes, and Percents 
In the question, what is the part, the whole, and the percent? "$850 is what percent of 2,000?" Answer: Part = $850, Whole = 2,000, Percent = What we need to find. 

4142  170  
Word Problems with Percents 
How much will it cost if a shirt is tagged at $33 but is 25% off? Answer: $24.75 
1924  175  107  50  57: Exercise 1  
Percent word problems: penguins  
Word Problems with Percent Change 
If a sofa was originally $1200 but it's marked at 30% off, how much will it cost? Answer: $840 
Growing by percent  5265  176  114  4749  
Percent word problem: magic club  
Percent word problem: tax and discount 
Calculations


Concept/Skill  Sample  Learn Zillion  Khan Academy 
Breakthrough to Math, Level 2, Book 5 
Foundations Mathematics  Number Power 2  Breakthrough to Math, Workbook  WorkWise: Math at Work 
Finding Parts, Wholes, and Percents 
36 is what percent of 240? Answer: 15% 
2540  177 
104105 110111 
4146  
Percent word problem: 78 is 15% of what number?  
Very Large and Very Small Percents 
What is 0.3% of 500? Answer: 1.5 

4351 


What is 275% of 36? Answer: 99 


Concept/Skill  Sample  Learn Zillion  Khan Academy 
Breakthrough to Math, Level 2, Book 5 
Foundations Mathematics  Number Power 2  Breakthrough to Math, Workbook  WorkWise: Math at Work 

Conversions
Concept/Skill  Sample  Learn Zillion  Khan Academy  Breakthrough to Math, Level 2, Book 5  Foundations Mathematics  Number Power 2  Breakthrough to Math, Workbook  WorkWise: Math at Work 
Changing Percents to Decimals  8% = 0.08  Converting percents to decimals: 59.2%  1315 (Only Exercise 3A)  171, Exercise 3  100  39 (110)  
Converting percents to decimals: 113.9%  
Changing Percents to Fractions  20% = 1/5  Converting percents to decimals and fractions example  910  171, Exercise 4  102  39 (1120)  
Changing Fractions to Percents  1/5 = 20%  Fraction, decimal, and percent from a visual model  1112  101  38  
Percents from fraction models  
Changing Decimals to Percents  0.08 = 8%  1618  99  40  
Converting decimals to percents: 1.501 
Problem Solving PostTest
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Calculations PostTest
1. In the Breakthrough to Math, Level 2, Book 5, complete questions 112 of the PostTest on page 65. You may not use a calculator for the this test. 

2. Answers can be found on page 66. 

3. A passing score is 10 out of 12. 