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fraction

decimal
percent
A fraction -

examples: 1 3 5
4 4 2
It is the express division of two numbers

4 1 4 3 2 5
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A decimal – is another way of writing a
fraction whose denominator is a power of 10

examples: .5 .75 1.5

5 75 1 5
100 10
10
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percent - is a Latin word whose meaning is per
centum or per hundred. The symbol is %.

examples: 50% 50
= 100

75% = 75
100
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conversion

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1.Change percent to fraction:
= 50 = 1
50% 100 2
75% = 75 = 3
100 4
5% = 5 = 1
100 20

Remove the percent sign. The denominator


is always be 100, then reduce to lowest terms.
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Change fraction to percent:
1 = 1 x 50 = 50 =
2 2 x 50 100
50%
3 = 3 x 25 = 75 = 75%
4 4 x 25 100
1 = 1x5 = 5 = 5%
20 20 x 5 100

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2.Change decimal to percent:

.57 = .57 x 100 = 57 %

.75 = .75 x 100 = 75 %

.82 = .82 x 100 = 82 %


Multiply by 100, then affix the % sign to the
resulting product. Or
Move the decimal point two places to the right, the affix the % sign.
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Change percent to decimal

45% = 45. = .45

75% = 75. = .75

3% = 3. = .03

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3. Change fraction to decimal:
1 1÷2 = .5
2
3 .75
3÷4 =
4
5 5÷8 =
8 .625

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Change decimal to fraction:
5 = 1
.5 10 2
.75 75 = 3
100 4
625 5
.625 1000
=
8

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Types of
percent
problems
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To get a percent a number,
remember that
OF means multiply (x)
IS means is equal to (=)

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Example 1:
25% of 80 is what number?

.25 x 80 = n

20 = n

The number
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Example 2:
What is 40 % of 120 ?

n = .40 x 120

n = 48

The number
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Example 3:
24 is 15 % of what number ?

24 = .15 x n
24 ÷ .15 = n

160 The number


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Example 4:
40% of what number is 28?

.40 x n = 28

n = 28 ÷ .40

n = 70
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Example 5:
18 is what percent of 150?

18 = P x 150

18 ÷ 150 = P
The percent
.12 = P of 150

P = 12% #
Example 6:
What percent of150 is 20?

p x 150 = 20

p = 20 ÷ 150

p = .13333
p = 13.33% #
Example problem:
General Santos Hospital has a 35
hours training course for volunteer
workers. Students on the course spend
21 hours on patient care. What percent
of the course is spent on patient care?

What percent of 35 is 21?


p x 35 =21
p = 21 ÷ 35
p = .60 or 60% #
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