WHAT PERCENT?

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18.  Frequent percents.  The student should know the percent
18.  equivalent of the following.  Each one is that fractional part of 100%.

18.  (Compare Lesson 24.)

  18.  a)   1
2
 = 50%   b)   1
3
 = 33 1
3
%   c)   2
3
 = 66 2
3
%
  18.  d)   1
4
 = 25%   e)   3
4
 = 75%   f)   1
8
 = 12½%
  18.  g)   1
5
 = 20%   h)   2
5
 = 40%   i)   3
5
 = 60%   j)   4
5
 = 80%
  18.  k)    1 
10
 = 10% l)    3 
10
 = 30% m)    7 
10
 = 70% n)    9 
10
 = 90%
  18.  o)     1  
100
 = 1%   p)     2  
100
 = 2%    q)    21 
100
 = 21%   r)    99 
100
 = 99%
  19.  With a calculator, how do we interpret the fraction  Amount
   Base
 ? 

Amount ÷ Base

20.  Calculator problem.  Express each fraction as a percent.  Round
21.  off to one decimal digit.

   21.  a)   14
15
 = 93.3%   b)   15
14
 = 107.1%   c)    1 
11
 = 9.1%

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