Monday, January 17, 2011

Final Percent Post

1. This chapter, we learned about percent. Percent means out of 100. Percents can be converted into fractions and/or decimals.
Example: 45% - 45/100 or 0.45

Representing Percents
> Percents can be represented by using hundred grids. Example: 50% or 1/2

Fractions, Decimals, Percents
> Percents can be represented as a fraction or a decimal. Example: 50% ; 50/100 ; 0.5

Percent of a Number
> You can find percent of numbers by using mental math strategies. They are halving, doubling, a dividing by 10. Example: 50% of 1000 is 500
> Or you can convert the percent to a decimal and then multiplying it by the number.

Combining Percents
> Combine percents by adding to solve the problems. Example: 5% + 7% =12%

My Percent Video

Here, you can learn more about percents.

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