Percents are important, and the reality is that percents are actually proportions in disguise. In this tutorial you'll see exactly how to connect percents with proportions, and you'll be happier for it :)

Keywords:

definition

percent

percent proportion

part

whole

fraction

Background Tutorials

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.

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!

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.

Sometimes the hardest part of a word problem is figuring out how to turn the words into an equation you can solve. This tutorial let's you see the steps to take in order to do just that! Take a look! You'll be glad you did!