**Understanding
Percent** |
**Description** |

Meaning of
Percent |
To define and
understand percent. To write ratios as fractions, decimals and
percentages. |

Writing Fractions as
Percents |
To write a
fraction as a percentage by converting it to an equivalent fraction with a denominator of
100. To write a fraction as a percentage by dividing its numerator by its denominator,
then converting the resulting decimal to a percentage. |

Writing Decimals as
Percents |
To convert
a decimal to percentage by moving the decimal point two places to the right.
Decimals
with varying place values are presented. Connections to money are made. |

Writing
Percents as Decimals |
To convert a
percent to a decimal by moving the decimal point two places to the left.
Both
whole-number percentages and decimal percentages are presented. |

Writing
Percents as Fractions |
To write a percent
as a fraction in lowest terms. The GCF method is used to reduce fractions.
Both whole-number and decimal percents are presented. |

Percents
Less Than 1
or Greater Than 100 |
To understand the
value of percentages greater than 100 and percentages less than 1. To write these
special percentages as decimals or as fractions in lowest terms. To write decimals as a
percentage greater than 100 or less than 1. |

Practice Exercises |
To complete 10 additional
exercises as practice. To assess students' understanding of all
percentage concepts
learned. |

Challenge Exercises |
To solve 9
additional problems that challenge students' understanding of all concepts
in this
unit. Students are asked to convert between fractions, decimals and
percents by
finding the missing value. Problems are presented in a game format. |

Solutions |
To review complete
solutions to all exercises presented in this unit. Includes the problem,
step-by-step solutions, final answer and units for each exercise. |