Finding Percent of Change/ Increase or Decrease
Seventh graders explore the skill of finding the increase and decrease of a quantity. Calculating the increase and decrease is covered by a percent. The proporition for finding a percent is also part of the lesson.
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Increasing and Decreasing Quantities by a Percent
As part of a study of percent and percent change, learners first complete an assessment task with several percent change problems. They then complete an activity using cards to create a diagram expressing percent increases and decreases...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Calculate Percent Increase and Decrease in Context
The main confusion with percent change is with setting up the problem. Show your learners how to use proportions to solve for the percent change and how to organize the information correctly. The lesson uses the scale factor method to...
5 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
How Do You Figure Out Whether a Percent of Change is an Increase or a Decrease?
Another word problem to figure out. Well, first off you are trying to figure out the percent of something and this means your formula will be a proportional equivalent. Once you have the known terms in the correct places you can figure...
7 seconds 6th - 8th Math