## Tuesday, December 17, 2013

### Carlo's Percent Post.

Percent is out of a  100.

100 percent means 100/100
100 divided by 1.

50 percent means 50/50
you divide by 2

25 percent is25/100
you divide 25 with 4

10 percent is 10 out of 100 10/100

1 percent means 1/100
you divide by100.

Representing Percents.

180%
( pretend i shaded it ;))

0.6%

12 1/2 %

Converting Percents Fraction and Decimals.

26%  26 divided by 100 = 0.26 x 100  26/100
7/10   7 divided by 10 = 0.7 x 100 = 70%
0.024  0.024 x 100= 2.4 2.4/1000

20% of 60

20x60=1200 divided by 100 = 12.
Mental Math
100 divided by 5 =20
60 divided by 5 = 12

0.1% of 40

0.1 divided100= 10 x 40= 0.04 as a fraction 0.1/100
Mental Math
100 divided by 1000 = 0.1
40 divided by 1000= 0.04

250% of 400

250x400= 100000 divided by 100= 1000
Mental Math
100 divided by 2.5=250
400 divided by 2.5= 1000

50% is better than 25% because 50 is half of a hundred which means less sale price. On the other hand the 25% is gonna cost more. The example below shows that 50 percent is better than 25 percent because of the amount of money you would have to pay. So the bigger the discount is, the more you save on whatever you are buying.

Here is an Example.
25% of 60
25+75= 100.
75 divided by 100 = 0.75x 60 = 45

50% of 60
50 + 50 = 100
50 divided by 100 = 0.5x 60 = \$30