Percents

## Locating fractions and decimals on a number line

Where do fractions and decimals live on the number line? This pages shows you how to accurately locate fractions and decimals on a number line.

## Converting percents into fractions and decimals

Percents can be converted into fractions and decimals. This lesson shows how. $$20\mbox{%}=\frac{1}{5}\mbox{ }83.2\mbox{%}=0.832$$

## Converting fractions and decimals into percents

All fractions and decimals can be turned into percentages. $$\frac{1}{4}=25\mbox{% }0.6\,=60\mbox{%}$$

## Percents

This is the cover page for the PERCENTS unit.

## Mental math with percents

Learn how to use mental math for solving some percent problems.

50%............25%............10%............20%............1%

## Review solving percent word problems

Practice solving percent questions.

## Finding the part

Learn how to find the part of something when you are given the percent and the whole. Sample:

There are 40 kids riding on a bus. 60% of the students have green backpacks. How many students have green backpacks?

## Estimating percents

Estimating the percent of a square that has been shaded in. A java applet provides you with some practice estimating percents. Sample problem here.

## Arrange fractions, decimals, and percents from least to greatest

This applet provides practice for sorting a set of fractions, decimals, and percents in order from least to greatest.

## Finding the whole

If you know are given the percent and the part, how much is the whole? Sample:

This is 30% of the apples in the barrel. How many apples are in the entire barrel?  