Archive for the ‘Percent’ Category

Solve Basic Percent Problem Example 1

Here is an example of how to solve a percent problem.  Remember to read the lesson on this topic. Basic steps to follow: 1. First keep in mind that percent is a fraction where the denominator is 100 2. To find the percent of a number change the percent to a decimal (move the decimal […]


Solving Percent by Proportions

You can solve percent problems by proportions or equations.  Both ways are good but of course you want to stick with the method you like the best.  However you need to take the time to learn both methods.  If your having problems with this method go back and review ratios and proportions. Key concepts to […]



I know you have a good “feel” about percent- everyone should with all the percent ads we see like 50% off  a pair of old socks!  Anyways lets get serious about percent because you need to master the topic to excel at math and algebra- and shopping.  After you learn how to find the percent […]