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Percent Problems

For Students 7th - 11th
Converting percents to decimals, and the other way around, can be tricky. Sal shows young mathematicians how to simplify this process with two sample equations and one word problem.
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Find a Number When a Percent is Known - Reteach 18.3

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Two different ways to find a number when the percent is given are described on the top half of this handout. Eight practice problems follow. Concise, yet complete, this would make an appropriate addition to your choices of homework...
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Movie Revenues: Percent of Change

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Post the names of movies that have sequels around the room and ask questions, which the students will answer by going to stand by the name of the movie that fits best. Then work with your class to analyze revenue from each film and...
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Lab-Percent of Composition of KClO3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students find the percent composition of oxygen in potassium chlorate. In this percent composition lesson plan, students heat a sample of potassium chlorate to decompose it into potassium chloride and oxygen. They weight their initial...
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What's a Percent of Change?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners who view this video will gain a stronger understanding of percent of change. The tutorial provides a formula and a sample problem. As the tutor completes the example, she explains and clarifies each step that she takes to find...
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Percents

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
We see percents everywhere! Building a solid understanding of their meaning is important to future mathematics, but also as citizens. Young scholars practice rewriting decimals, percents, and fractions. They also determine percents of a...
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Percent Word Problems

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Take young mathematicians' understanding of percents into the real world with this series of word problems. Involving a variety of contexts from calculating scores on math tests and savings account interest, to determining sale prices...
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How Do You Figure Out the Volume of a Solution Using Percents?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A word problem, chemistry, and percent? I know you want to throw your hands in the air and run away from this problem, but please don't. Pay close attention as the instructor helps you unpack this word problem to set up an equation that...
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How Do You Turn a Fraction Into a Percent?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A percent is a value over 100. You are given a fraction and need to make it a percent. Some calculations will need to be made to find an equivalent fraction. The instructor shows you how to make those calculations to the numerator and...
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Percent and Rates per 100

For Teachers 6th Standards
What percentage of your class understands percents? Pupils learn the meaning of percents based upon rates per 100 in the 24th lesson plan in a series of 29. They represent percents as fractions, decimals, ratios, and models. The scholars...
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How Do You Turn a Decimal Into a Percent?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Multiply a decimal number by 100 to get a percent number. Or take a shortcut and merely move the decimal point two places to the right. But don't forget to write the percent sign after you move the decimal. Otherwise it's just a number...
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How Do You Use a Proportion to Find What Percent a Part is of a Whole?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Percent of a number? Learn how to set this problem up as a proportion to solve. It's not as hard as you think.
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What is the Percent Equation?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What number is 40% of 30? Learn the formula and be able to figure out all of the percent problems. The instructor demonstrates the basic formula. Then she shows how and where to plug in the numbers according to what the problem is asking...
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How Do You Turn a Fraction Into a Percent?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A percent is a value over 100. You are given a fraction and need to make it a percent. Some calculations will need to be made to find an equivalent fraction. The instructor shows you how to make those calculations to the numerator and...
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How Do You Mentally Find Percents That are Powers of 10?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Powers of 10 are about moving the decimal around. The instructor illustrates how to move the decimal when it's ten percent or it's one percent. Once you understand this procedure you can do the mental math, in your head of course!
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How Do You Mentally Find Percents That are Powers of 10?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Powers of 10 are about moving the decimal around. The instructor illustrates how to move the decimal when it's ten percent or it's one percent. Once you understand this procedure you can do the mental math, in your head of course!
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What's a Percent?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Percent is the number of something per 100. It can be written with a percent sign (%), or as a decimal, or as a fraction- a number over 100.
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What's a Percent?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Percent is the number of something per 100. It can be written with a percent sign (%), or as a decimal, or as a fraction- a number over 100.
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How Do You Set Up a Percent Proportion From a Word Problem?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
So x amount of people were surveyed and 68 of them said algebra was their favorite subject. Set up a percent proportion to identify the number of people surveyed. That's often the hardest part, setting up the equation. So observe the...
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How Do You Solve a Word Problem Using a Percent Proportion?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Create a percent proportion using the given values in this word problem. Not sure how to set that up? Then watch this short video and see how the teacher sets up this percent proportion according to the given values.
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Percent Discount

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The concept of percent discount is very clearly explained in this informative tutorial. Learners will work through a real life discount problem using algebraic reasoning and a clearly outlined procedure. This is a good video.
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Convert between Percents, Fractions and Decimals #1

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Pre algebraic learners will be able to master conversion of fractions, decimals, and percents in no time when they use the illustrations on this resource.
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Fractions, Decimals and Percents #1

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Grasp conversion with these excellent fraction, decimal, and percent worksheets that have a graphic model of place value. Mathematicians will grasp the concept in no time.
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Percent of a Number: Rock Climbing

For Students 6th - 8th
What percent of the 100 ft. rock has Marta climbed? Young mathematicians find the percent of number (the rock height) by moving the climber up and down the rock.

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