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Percent Notation - Chapter Summary
Lessons on percentages and the processes involved in changing them to fraction and decimal notation can be used to prepare for the mathematical reasoning portion of the GED exam. In this chapter, instructors teach you how to perform the following conversions:
- Percents to decimals
- Percents to fractions
- Fractions to percents
- Percent word problems
Our short video lessons on percent notation are taught by experienced educators who employ a teaching style that makes the material entertaining and easy to follow. Instruction is also available in the form of written transcripts, and content for both formats includes plenty of real-life examples to help you really grasp the concepts discussed. Sample questions are designed to help develop your problem-solving skills to ensure you understand how to work percent problems to ace a test or homework assignment. The convenience of these lessons allow you to study wherever you are and whenever you have time (videos are only about 5 minutes long).
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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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