Percentage!

Term 2 Week 8

What is a Percentage??

Monday

A percentage is a amount in each hundred, a rate or number. A percentage is also a ratio whose ssecond term is term is 100,percentage means parts of hundred. The word comes fromlatin phrase per centum, which means per hundred. In mathmatices, we use the symbol % for a percentage.


You may find a Percentage just about any where financial institions, maths class, shopping discounts, discounts, tax, commsition, statistices, clothing tags.


Tuesday

What I did today.

The connections you found between fractions, decimals and percentages

The six things you had written down, e.g 35% = 0.35 = 35/100


25% =25/100 =1/4 = 0.25 remaning. 75%

8% = 8/100 = 0.08 remaning. 67%

24% = 24/100 = 0.24 remaning 43%

21% = 21/100 = 0.21 remaning 21%

7% = 7/100 = 0.07 remaning 15%

15% = 15/100 = 0.15 remaning 0.%



Wednesday


How to find 50%

1/2

0.5 x 36=18


How to find 10%

1/10

0.1x36= 0.36

10÷


How to find 25%

1/4

0.25x 36= 9


How to find 5%

5/100

0.05x 36= 1.8


How to find 2%

0.02x 36= 0.72


How to find 1%

0.01x 36= 0.36