**What is Percent?**

A percent means "out of a hundred", Percent can be converted in to fractions or decimals. It can also be shown on a hundred grid.

**Representing Percents**

There are ways of showing a percent such as a hundred grid, which is a 100 squared box.

60%

0.5 out of 100 --

>

1/2%

**Fraction, Decimal and Percent**

You can convert percents in to fractions and decimals

Fraction : Decimal:

60%=6/10 50%=0.5

=3/5 50÷100

0.5

**Percent of a Number**

You can use mental math strategies such as halving, doubling, and dividing by 10 to find some of the percents of numbers.

Example:

**12.1/2% of 50**

*12.1/2% =12.5%*

*=0.125*

=0.125 x 50

=

**6.25**

**Combining Percents**

Percents can be combined by adding to solve problems

Example:

-The total costs of PST and GST taxes

5%+7%= 12%

-4. Chris purchased the following items:

• 2 binders at $4.99 each

• 1 math set for $3.99

• a backpack for $19.99

Find the total cost including 5% GST

and 7% PST.

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