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Ch 15: Ohio Graduation Test: Percent

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Percentages of numbers are used everywhere in life. This section of the Ohio Graduation Test review course reviews how to convert numbers into various representations of percentages to prepare you for the graduation exam.

Ohio Graduation Test: Percent - Chapter Summary

Numbers in percents are an easy way to display a small portion of a value. In this chapter of video lessons, you will get a chance to practice converting numbers into different forms to give you a refresher as you get closer to graduation test day. In addition to examples of percentages, you will be looking at lessons that cover the following topics:

  • Converting percents to decimals
  • Converting percents to fractions
  • Changing between decimals and percents or fractions
  • Converting fractions to percents
  • Solving problems with percents

These video lessons feature a timeline directly below each presentation. This tool gives you the ease of taking the lessons at your own pace, where you are free to skip around the lesson plan and never need to worry about missing out on anything. If a particular area of the chapter is confusing or if you just need to ask a question about percents, use your dashboard to contact one of the mathematics experts at Study.com.

Ohio Graduation Test: Percent Chapter Objectives

Before receiving your diploma, the state of Ohio requires you to take a standardized test that determines how well you have retained the knowledge you have gained throughout high school. Questions on percents will pop up in the Mathematics section, and can be in the form of multiple-choice, short-answer and extended-response. Our lessons cover material that may be tested and give you a chance to practice solving percent problems.

8 Lessons in Chapter 15: Ohio Graduation Test: Percent
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What is a Percent? - Definition & Examples

1. What is a Percent? - Definition & Examples

Thinking in terms of pizza is an excellent way to think about percentages. Learn how it can help you understand percentages in this video lesson. You will also learn about the uses of percentages in the real world.

Converting from Percent Notation to Decimal Notation

2. Converting from Percent Notation to Decimal Notation

Knowing how to convert a percent to a decimal can be a useful skill in many different situations. This lesson will show you how to perform that conversion and places where this skill will be helpful.

Converting Percent Notation to Fraction Notation

3. Converting Percent Notation to Fraction Notation

The process of converting percents to fractions is quite easy if you know where to start. This lesson will show you how to perform the conversion and give some real-world examples.

Changing Between Decimals and Percents

4. Changing Between Decimals and Percents

Watch as we go on a rollercoaster ride in changing from a decimal to percent and then back again. Learn to master this technique so you can get as fast as a rollercoaster going downhill on tests and quizzes when you have to convert between the two.

Changing Between Decimals and Fractions

5. Changing Between Decimals and Fractions

In this video lesson, you will learn about the usefulness of knowing how to change quickly between decimals and fractions. You will also learn how changing from a decimal to a fraction is different than changing from a fraction to a decimal.

Converting Fractions to Percents

6. Converting Fractions to Percents

There are times when it is important to know how to convert a fraction to a percent. Fortunately, the steps to perform this conversion are not difficult. This lesson will show you those steps and give some examples.

Solve Problems Using Percents

7. Solve Problems Using Percents

Percents are your friend. Think of all the cool things percents do for you. They save you money, and they tell you how well you are doing in school. Learn how you can solve problems with percents in this video lesson.

How to Solve Word Problems That Use Percents

8. How to Solve Word Problems That Use Percents

100 percent of percent problems can be solved if we follow the correct steps. In this lesson, we'll practice solving a variety of different percent problems.

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