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TOWING SERVICE
Verbal Description
Equation
When a tow truck is called, the cost of the
service is $10 plus $1 per mile that the car
must be towed.
Define your variables:
Write and graph a linear equation to represent
the total cost of the tow
Conversion
1)
Percent Fraction
2)
Decimal Fraction
3)
4)
5)
6)
Decimal Percent
Fraction Percent
Fraction Decimal
Percent Decimal
Rule
Divide percent by 100, then
simplify
Use a denominator that has as
many zeros as decimal places,
then reduce
Move the dec
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Percentages, Fractions and Decimals Quick Quiz
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Matching (1 point each )
A.
1)
Percent Fraction
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B.
2)
Decimal Fraction
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Rule
Divide the numerator by the
denominator, then press
control enter on your
calculator
Move the decimal point tw
2.6.2014
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Practice with Percents, Decimals, and Fractions
1. In Illinois, about 1 person in 5 lives in the city of Chicago. To the
nearest percent, what percent of people in Illinois live in Chicago?
2.
Three out of 11 families in the United States
2.19.2014
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Discounts, Sales Tax, and Tips
General Procedure
Steps:
Example: In a video store,
1. The rate is usually given
a DVD that sells for $15 is
as a percent.
marked, "10% off". What is
the discount? What is the
2. To find the discount,
sale
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Using Proportions
Warm-Up
Solve for x:
Convert each percent to a fraction
1. 35%
2. 46%
3. 24%
What is the rule for converting a percent to a fraction?
Estimate each of the following using:
25% of 20?
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Using Proportions
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2.25.2014
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Quiz Review
1. A store has a sale for 25% off. You decide to buy a sweater that
usually costs $30.00. How much money will you save?
Subtota
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Discou
nt
2.
Adam bought a tennis racket priced at $10.00. If the sales tax was
10%, what was t