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FRACTIONS AND PERCENTS

Marianna represented several percents as portions of 100 in the pictures below. Homework Help ✎

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ii.  pic

iii.  pic

  1. Write the percent represented in each picture.

    A percent refers to an amount out of 100.

    Count how many shaded squares there are out of 100.

    i. has 80 shaded squares.
    ii. has 12 and a half shaded squares.
    iii. has 10 shaded squares.

    i. 80% ii. 12.5% iii. Now try this on your own.

  2. Write the portion represented in each picture as a fraction in at least two different ways.

    Based on part (a), what is the number of shaded squares over the total number of squares?

    Can you reduce these fractions?