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Understand percent and how to calculate percent.

Objectives:

• Students will understand the concepts of our base 10 number system
• Students will learn the definition of percent
• Students will understand the concepts of converting fractions to percent
• Students will know how to convert fractions to percent
• Students will understand the concepts of converting decimals to percent
• Students will know how to convert decimals to percent

Note: This lesson also may be used by older students seeking business math review, for example, a refresher for those entering an administrative type position.          PERCENT LESSON PLAN

Teaching Materials

• Lesson - Percents (see below for printable lesson)

• Prepared Examples

Lesson Activity:

1. Discuss the base 10 number system
• ask for examples of base 10 in every day life
• ask how we would use a base 12 or other base system greater than 10 – what would the implications be?
2. Introduce Percent
• discuss relationship to decimals and fractions
• talk about the scale 100 concept / hundredths
3. Convert Percents to decimals
• work through examples
• go back and forth between the forms
4. Convert Percents to fractions
• work through examples
• go back and forth between the forms
5. Introduce word problems
• Discuss drawing diagrams and pictures to help clarify the problem
• Ask class for everyday examples of percent problems
• work through lots of examples

Assessment/Evaluation
Have students complete the worksheet. A passing grade is 70% or greater. Print out the teaching lesson pages and exercise worksheets for use with this lesson:

 BASIC MATH - PERCENTS Printable lesson worksheet and questions. Do you have a recommendation for an enhancement to this basic math lesson, or do you have an idea for a new lesson?  Then please leave us a suggestion.

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