Solution to

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means "per one hundred." It tells how many hundredths. (Think of

cents. One cent is 1/100 [1%] of a dollar.)

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.50For example, 24 percent means 24/100, which is 0.24.

The number to be rounded

(9) is odd, so you round up

To change from a percent to a decimal, simply move the decimal point

(add 1 to the number to be

two pieces to the left. If no decimal point is shown, put one after the last

rounded).

digit. Add zeroes to the left of the percentage number if needed. For

example, 2% = 0.02.

Change these percent forms to their decimal forms.

a.

20% =

b.

5.5% =

c.

1/8% =

d.

0.2% =

e.

350% =

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Solution to

In math problems, the word "of" frequently indicates that you are to

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multiply. Solve these problems by changing the percent to a decimal

and multiplying. Round any answer involving money to the nearest cent.

a. 0.20 (or 0.2)

b. 0.055

a. 20% of 0

c. 0.00125

(Change the fraction to a

b. 8.5 % of 5

decimal form, then move

the decimal point 2 places

to the left.)

c. 150% of 10

d. 0.002

d. 1/2 % of 1000

e. 3.50 (or 3.5)

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