Percent

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson on Percent, students will learn that a percent is simply a part per hundred and how to convert between decimals, fractions, and percents. Through visual representation and problem solving, students will learn that to change a percent to a decimal, they move the decimal left two times since they are dividing by 100. Similarly, to change a decimal to a percent, they move it to the right two times since they are multiplying by 100. The lesson concludes with rounding off decimals to the nearest tenthousandth and learning how to write each quantity as a percent.

Lesson Description:

Learn about percents, what a percent means, and how to convert between decimals, fractions, and percents.

Created by and copyright of Larry Perez. Funded by the state of California through Saddleback College. More information on videos, resources, and lessons at Algebra2Go.

Questions answered by this video:
  • What is a percent?
  • What does 3% mean?
  • How can you write a percent as a fraction or a decimal?
  • What is 3% as a fraction and a decimal?
  • How do you convert a decimal and a fraction to a percent?
  • How do you change 0.03 to a percent?
  • How do you write 13% as a decimal and a reduced fraction?
  • How do you write 120% as a decimal and a reduced fraction?
  • How do you write 17.5% as a decimal and a reduced fraction?
  • How do you write 0.25 as a percent?
  • How do you write 1.374 as a percent?
  • How do you write 5/8 as a decimal and a percent?
  • How do you write 2 as a percent?
  • How do you write 7/13 as a decimal and a percent?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This is a great video tutorial helping you become fluent in converting among percents, fractions, and decimals. Several example problems are shown going from percents to decimals and fractions as well as from decimals to fractions and percents.