# Tag Archives: percents

## Percentage of Amount Using Fractions

Image Source: http://cdn.sheknows.com Letâ€™s say we are making a Car Loan repayment, and we want to find the value of 10% of \$200. We are interested in doing this because our weekly Car Loan Payment is \$200 plus 10% Interest. … Continue reading

## Calculating Percentages

Image Source: http://1.bp.blogspot.com In this lesson we are Calculating One Amount of Another, as a Percentage. In the above picture, we have a number of student leaders dressed in their House Colours. What percentage of the students are in Green … Continue reading

## Converting Percentages

Image Source: http://www.edublogs.org In Australian AFL Football the Fraction of (Total Points Scored by a Team) / (Total Points Scored Against it by its Opponents) is converted into a “Percentage” which helps establish the Team’s current position on the week … Continue reading

## Converting Decimals to Percentages

Image Source: http://www.thehindu.com In 14 carat gold jewellery, 0.6 grams of each gram in the ring, bracelet, necklace, or ear rings, is Pure Gold. The remaining 0.4 grams of metal are a mixture of 0.25 grams of Silver, and 0.15 … Continue reading

## Converting Fractions to Percentages

Image Source: http://4.bp.blogspot.com Let’s say we did a survey about people liking chocolate. We were wondering if anyone liked chocolate as much as “Augustus” (pictured above), who went swimming in a river of chocolate in the original “Willy Wonker and … Continue reading