# Solving Percent Problems: part and whole given

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## Information about the videoSolving Percent Problems: part and whole given

After this lesson, you will be able to efficiently solve percent problems.

The lesson begins by reviewing that percent is a ratio of part to 100 and can be equivalent to other ratios in a proportion. It leads you to learn that organizing information in a table will easily identify the unknown quantity to be assigned a variable . It concludes by setting the proportion in an equation that leads to the solution.

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This video includes key concepts, notation, and vocabulary such as percent (part per hundred); whole (the total amount of a certain quantity); and part (an amount of the whole).

Before watching this video, you should already be familiar with ratio, proportion and solving equations.

After watching this video, you will be prepared to real-life problems involving percentage that utilizes multiple steps solution..

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