Percent and Parts Per 100


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Eugene Lee

Basics on the topic Percent and Parts Per 100

After this lesson, you will be able to understand percent and illustrate percent through hundredths charts and tape diagrams.

The lesson begins by teaching how percent is a ratio of a part to a whole equal to 100. It leads you to learn how percent can be written as fractions or decimals. It concludes by showing how percent can be represented using hundreds charts and tape diagrams.

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This video includes key concepts, notation, and vocabulary such as ratio (a relationship between two non-zero quantities or numbers); hundreds chart (a grid chart with 10 rows and 10 columns) and tape diagram (a visual representation for a ratio).

Before watching this video, you should already be familiar with multiples, fractions, and decimals.

After watching this video, you will be prepared to represent real-life situations using percent and solve for missing quantities using visual representations.

Common Core Standard(s) in focus: 6.RP.A.3.C A video intended for math students in the 6th grade Recommended for students who are 11 - 12 years old