Sales tax, tips at restaurants, grades on tests... no matter what you do, you can't run away from percents. So watch this tutorial and see once and for all what percents are all about!

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Further Exploration

Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100 (e.g., 30% of a quantity means 30/100 times the quantity); solve problems involving finding the whole, given a part and the percent.

Percents and Decimals are just tools that let us represent numbers, and that is why percents can be converted into decimals, and decimals can be converted into percents. In this tutorial you'll see how quickly you can convert percents into decimals!

Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems.

Going shopping can be tons of fun, but things can go sour when you get to the register and realize that the sales tax puts you over your budget. Always stay under budget by figuring out your total cost BEFORE you hit the check out. Watch this tutorial and learn how to calculate sales tax!

Taking a percent of a number? Trying to figure out the result? Convert the percent to a decimal and multiply it by the number! This tutorial will show you how!