## Thursday, December 19, 2013

### Dani's Percent Post

A percent is an equivalent number out of 100.

100 percent means everything or 100/100.
To find 100 percent you have to divide the numerator and denominator by 1.

50 percent means half, 50/100, or 1/2.
To find 50 percent you have to divide the numerator and denominator by 2.

25 percent means 25/100 or 1/4.
To find 25 percent you have to divide the numerator and denominator by 4

10 percent means 10/100 or divide by 10.
To find 10 percent you have to divide the numerator and denominator by 10.

1 percent means 1/100.
To find 1 percent you have to divide the numerator and denominator by 100.

Representing Percent

180%

0.6%

12 3/4%

Converting percent, fraction and decimal

Fraction->decimals->percent
3/40
3 ÷ 40 = 0.075 x 100 = 7.5%

Decimal->percent->fraction-
0.0064
0.0064 x 100 = 0.64%

Percent->decimal->fraction
750%
750 ÷ 100 = 7.5% ÷ 100 = 0.075

Percent -> Decimal -> Fraction
26%
26 ÷ 100 = 0.26

Fraction-> Decimal-> Percent
7/10
7÷10 = 0.7 x 100 = 70%

Decimal->Percent->Fraction
0.024
0.024 x 100 = 2.4% find place value and set up 2.4/1000

20% of 60
Calculator
20 ÷ 100 = 0.2 x 60 = 12

0.1% of 40
Calculator
0.1 ÷ 100 = 0.001 x 40 = 0.04

250% of 400
Calculator
250 ÷ 100 = 2.5 x 400 = 1000

0.10 x 100= 10
100 + 10= 110
0.20 x 110= 22
110 + 22= 132