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# Learning Gym: Intermediate Math: Percents

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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. The meaning of percent 6-8 168-169 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. 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

 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% 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 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% 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

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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.