Calculate Percentages: Formula & Overview Video

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What does 'percent' mean?

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1. What percent is 20 out of 50?

2. How much money is saved if there is a discount of 45% off the original price of $54.95?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the calculation of percentages. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the defining characteristics of a percent as well as knowing how to find the particular percentage of a given number.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test your understanding of the following:

  • Defining characteristics of a percent
  • How to find the particular percentage of a given number
  • Discount to be given from an original price
  • Percentage converted to decimal form and vice versa

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as percent
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related math lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding calculating percentages and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about converting between percentages and decimals

Additional Learning

For further information, please review the corresponding lesson called Calculate Percentages: Formula & Overview. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Knowing how to write a percent using symbols
  • Calculating percentages
  • Store discounts and sales tax as percentages
  • Percentages as decimals
  • Changing a decimal into a percent
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