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Learning Gym: Intermediate Math: Percents

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Intermediate Math: Percents

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Introduction

   

 

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Understanding Percents

28% is 28 out of 100.

 

The meaning of percent

6-8 168-169 98    

 

Problem Solving

   

 

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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.

 

 

41-42 170      
Word Problems with Percents

How much will it cost if a shirt is tagged at $33 but is 25% off?

Answer: $24.75

 

Percent word problem: recycling cans

19-24 175 107 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 52-65 176 114 47-49  
Percent word problem: magic club
Percent word problem: tax and discount

Calculations

   

 

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Breakthrough to Math, Level 2, Book 5

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Finding Parts, Wholes, and Percents

36 is what percent of 240?

Answer: 15%

 

Percent of a whole number

25-40 177

104-105

110-111

41-46  
Percent word problem: 78 is 15% of what number?
Very Large and Very Small Percents

What is 0.3% of 500?

Answer: 1.5

 

 

Meaning of 109%

43-51

 

     

What is 275% of 36?

Answer: 99

 

Percent word problem: 100 is what percent

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Conversions

   

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Changing Percents to Decimals 8% = 0.08   Converting percents to decimals: 59.2% 13-15 (Only Exercise 3-A) 171, Exercise 3 100 39 (1-10)  
Converting percents to decimals: 113.9%
Changing Percents to Fractions 20% = 1/5   Converting percents to decimals and fractions example 9-10 171, Exercise 4 102 39 (11-20)  
Changing Fractions to Percents 1/5 = 20%   Fraction, decimal, and percent from a visual model 11-12   101 38  
Percents from fraction models
Changing Decimals to Percents 0.08 = 8%  

Converting decimals to percents: 0.601

16-18   99 40  
Converting decimals to percents: 1.501

Problem Solving Post-Test 

Click here to take the Percents Problem Solving Post-Test

Calculations Post-Test  

1. In the Breakthrough to Math, Level 2, Book 5, complete questions 1-12 of the Post-Test 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.