Finding Percentages

Term2 Week8 Maths

Finding Percentages

Find simple percentages.

Accurately find percentages with and without technology.

How to find 50%

How to find 25%

How to find 10%

How to find 5%

How to find 2%

How to find 1%

First convert 50% to a decimal number 50%. Start with the given percent 0.50. To get rid of

the percent sign simply move the decimal place 2 spots to the left. This is equivalent to divide by 100 (50 out of 100=0.50

0.5x36-18

5 out of 100=0.5

0.25x36=9

0.1x36=3.6

0.05x36=1.8

0.02x36=0.72

0.01x36=0.36

1.8

0.36=2.16