Solution to

To change from a decimal form to a percent form, move the decimal two

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places to the right and add the percent symbol (%). For example, the

percent form of 0.25 is 25%.

a. (or .00)

b. .68

Change from the decimal form to the percent form. Add zeroes as

needed.

c. 15

a. 0.5 =

d. 5

b. 0.153 =

c. 1.25 =

d. 0.0003 =

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Solution to

Sometimes you are asked what percent one number is of another. For

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example, what percent of 20 is 5? (or 5 is what percent of 20?)

a. 50%

To solve, change the information to a fraction, then to a decimal, then to

a percent. For example:

b. 15.3%

5/20 = 0.25 = 25%

c. 125%

d. 0.03%

Solve these problems. Round to the nearest hundredth of a percent, if

needed.

a. What percent of 100 is 3?

b. 120 is what percent of 60?

c. 1 is what percent of 3?

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