Percentage

Understanding the concept of percentages and learning to convert fractions and decimals to percentages and vice versa. Ordering percentage values in ascending or descending order based on their values. Finding the percentage of a whole number. Solving multi-step word problems (that include simple interest, tax, mark-ups and discounts, gratuities and commissions, fees, percent increase and decrease, percent error) on percentage.

Mapped to CCSS Section# 6.RP.A.3c, 6.RP.A.3d, 7.RP.A.3

Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems. Examples: simple interest, tax, markups and markdowns, gratuities and commissions, fees, percent increase and decrease, percent error. Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100 (e.g., 30% of a quantity means 30/100 times the quantity); solve problems involving finding the whole, given a part and the percent. Use ratio reasoning to convert measurement units; manipulate and transform units appropriately when multiplying or dividing quantities.
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