## Monday, January 17, 2011

### Final Percent Post

What is a Percent??

• A percent is a number out of one hundred.

4.1 Representing Percents

• To represent a percent you can use a hundred grid
• If all of the squares are coloured in then that is 100%
• To represent a fractional percent in between 0 and 1% you colour in part of one little square

4.2 Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

• Fractions decimals and percents can be used to represent numbers
• Percents can be shown as a......
• Fractions or a
• Decimals
• (example) 250% = 250 /100

4.3 Percent of a Number

• You can use mental math stratagies such as doubling, halving, doubling or dividing by ten to find the percent of some numbers.

4.4 Combining Percents

• To solve problems like this you can do that by adding
• a good example is 5% + 7% = 12%
• Percents can be used to determine the amounts that result from consecutive percents increasing or decreasing

Here is a website about percents.

Here is the video I created.

Hope it helps! (: