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Changing Percents by D. Fisher 1. a. The Soccer team is raising \$800 for equipment. It is 50% of the way to the goal. How much money has been raised? 100% \$800 \$50 75% \$600 50% \$400 25% \$200 b. Why is this answer wrong? 0 % \$0

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Changing Percents

by D. Fisher

1. a. The Soccer team is raising \$800 for equipment. It is 50% of the way to the goal. How much money has been raised?

100%

\$800

\$50

75%

\$600

50%

\$400

25%

\$200

b. Why is this answer wrong?

0 %

\$0

1. a. The Soccer team is raising \$800 for equipment. It is 50% of the way to the goal. How much money has been raised?

100%

\$800

\$400

75%

\$600

50%

\$400

25%

\$200

c. Why is this answer right?

0 %

\$0

2. a. Change 40% to a decimal.

40

%

b. Why is this answer wrong?

2. a. Change 40% to a decimal.

.40

c. Why is this answer right?

0.40 or 0.4 or .4

40%

= .40

3. a. Change 20% to a fraction in lowest terms.

.20

%

b. Why is this answer wrong?

3. a. Rewrite 20% to as a fraction in simplest form.

20/100

%

c. Why is this answer incorrect?

20

20 ÷ 20

1

=

=

100

100 ÷ 20

5

3. a. Change 20% to a fraction in simplest form.

1/5

1/5

1/5

1/5

1/5

1/5

d. Why is this answer correct?

4. a. Change 0.6 to a percent.

6 %

%

b. Why is this answer wrong?

4. a. Rewrite 0.6 as a percent.

60%

c. Why is this answer right?

0.6

= 60%

5. a. Change 8.3% to a decimal.

0.83

%

b. Why is this answer wrong?

5. a. Rewrite 8.3% as a decimal.

0.083

%

c. Why is this answer correct?

8.3%

= 0.083

6. a. Rewrite 2/5 as a percent.

25%

%

b. Why is this answer wrong?

6. a. Change 2/5 to a percent.

.40%

%

c. Why is this answer incorrect?

5 ) 2

6. a. Change 2/5 to a percent.

40%

.4

.4 = .40 = 40%

.0

2 0

d. Why is this answer correct?

7. a. Change 135% to a decimal.

0.135

%

b. Why is this answer incorrect?

7. a. Write 135% as a decimal.

1.35

%

b. Why is this answer right?

135%

= 1.35

Remember how to

Change Percents!