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# percentage.pdf - Further Number Concepts Percentage What...

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Further Number Concepts Percentage

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What does percentage mean? Word ‘percent’ means ‘per 100’ Written as %
What does percentage mean? 50% means 50 per 100 50 parts of 100 50% of this box is red What % of this box is shaded?

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Percentage relationships Percentage involve 3 numbers, for example 50% of 12 is 6 Percent Base Part 50% is the percentage 12 is the base The number we are taking the percent of 6 is the part or amount of the base being found The percent of the base is the part
Percentage problems Involve being given 2 of 3 quantities and then Finding the part Finding the base Finding the %

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