Grade Level: 5th Skill: Fractions, Percentages and Decimals Topic: Percentages Goal: Interpret percents as a part of a hundred; find decimal and percent equivalents for common fractions and explain why they represent the same value; compute a given percent of a whole number. Skill Description: Know that percents, decimals and fractions are all equivalents and be able to explain why. Also, be able to find the percent of a whole number.

## Building Blocks/Prerequisites

### Sample Problems

 (1) What are the steps to find the percent of a given whole number (turn the percent into a fraction and multiply by the whole number.) (2) Find 12% of 95 (11.4) (3) Find 30% of 250 (75) (4) Find 28% of 54 (15.12) (5) Find 50% of 797 (398.5)

### Online Resources

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### Extra Help Problems

 (1) What is the decimal equivalent to 65%? (.65) (2) What is the decimal equivalent to 73%? (.73) (3) What is the decimal equivalent to 21%? (.21) (4) What is the decimal equivalent to 2/5? (.40) (5) What is the decimal equivalent to 1/8? (.125) (6) What is the fraction equivalent to 75%? (3/4) (7) What is the fraction equivalent to .33? (1/3) (8) What is the fraction equivalent to .25? (1/4) (9) What is the fraction equivalent to 60%? (3/5) (10) What is the fraction equivalent to .20? (1/5) (11) What is the percentage equivalent to 3/5? (60%) (12) What is the percentage equivalent to ¾? (75%) (13) What is the percentage equivalent to .66? (66%) (14) What is the percentage equivalent to .40? (40%) (15) What is the percentage equivalent to .75? (75%) (16) Find 15% of 60 (9) (17) Find 25% of 375 (93.75) (18) Find 90% of 210 (189) (19) Find 66% of 70 (46.2) (20) Find 5% of 300 (15)