Unit 6

Percent & Percent Applications

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Unit 6 focuses on Percents and their representation as Ratios per 100. In addition to converting back and forth between Fractions, Decimals, & Percents, this unit also covers Solving Percent Proportions where either the Part, Whole, or Percent is Unknown. Percent Applications such as Tax, Tip, & Discount are also covered in this unit and are solved by using Percent Proportions as well as the Percent Equation.

6.1
Understanding Percents: Related to Fractions & Decimals
6.2
Solving Percent Proportions
6.3
Using Percents to Understand Discounts, Tax & Tip

6.1

Understanding Percents: Related to Fractions & Decimals

This lesson is designed to help learners understand how to rewrite Fractions & Decimals as Percentages, and grasp the connection between Ratios as Fractions, Decimals as Ratios that are Base-Powers-of-10, and Percentages that are Ratios Base-100.

6.2

Solving Percent Proportions

This lesson is designed to help learners understand how to Solve Percent Proportions when the Part, Whole, or Percent is Unknown by setting up a Proportion of Equivalent Ratios and Solving.

6.3

Using Percents to Understand Discounts, Tax & Tip

This lesson is designed to help learners understand how to Apply Percent Proportions to Financial Situations of Calculating Discounts, Tax, & Tip.