# Ch 8: Saxon Algebra 2: Percent

### About This Chapter

## How It Works:

- Identify the lessons in the Saxon Percent chapter with which you need help.
- Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
- Watch fun videos that cover the percentage topics you need to learn or review.
- Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
- If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

## Students will learn:

- Examples of percents
- Formulas and examples of percent of change
- How to solve problems with percents
- Use of percents in chemical weight
- How to use diagrams to visualize percents
- Calculation of percentage decrease and increase

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### 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.

### 2. Percent of Change: Definition, Formula & Examples

In this lesson, you'll learn what percent of change is and discover the formula to determine percent of change. You'll also see the formula in action in a few examples. Then, you can test your new knowledge with a brief quiz.

### 3. 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.

### 4. Using Percentages in Chemical Weight Problems

Percentages are very useful when determining the fraction of a total. In this lesson, we will use percentages in chemistry problems involving the weight of compounds.

### 5. How to Visualize Percents Using Diagrams

Percents are just numbers with a % symbol after them, but they mean so much more. In this lesson, we'll explore ways to picture them in our mind, helping us to better understand them.

### 6. How to Use Percents Greater Than 100

In this lesson, we'll look at taking the percentage of a number and we'll specifically look at percentages that are greater than 100. We'll see how to work with these types of percentages and look at some examples.

### 7. Percentage Increase and Decrease: Calculation and Examples

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to calculate the percentage increase and decrease of changes that happen over time. You will also learn what you need in order to make your calculations.

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### Other Chapters

Other chapters within the Saxon Algebra 2 Homeschool: Online Textbook Help course

- Saxon Algebra 2: Decimal Numbers
- Saxon Algebra 2: Graphs on the Coordinate Plane
- Saxon Algebra 2: Sets
- Saxon Algebra 2: Real Numbers
- Saxon Algebra 2: Complex Numbers
- Saxon Algebra 2: Conversion by Unit Multipliers
- Saxon Algebra 2: Ratio & Proportion
- Saxon Algebra 2: Rate
- Saxon Algebra 2: Exponents
- Saxon Algebra 2: Exponents on a Scientific Calculator
- Saxon Algebra 2: Roots
- Saxon Algebra 2: Probability
- Saxon Algebra 2: Statistics
- Saxon Algebra 2: Simplifying Expressions
- Saxon Algebra 2: Polynomials
- Saxon Algebra 2: Simplifying Rational Expressions
- Saxon Algebra 2: Simplifying and Solving Equations
- Saxon Algebra 2: Linear Equations
- Saxon Algebra 2: Solving Linear Equations
- Saxon Algebra 2: Quadratic Equations
- Saxon Algebra 2: Other Types of Equations
- Saxon Algebra 2: Understanding Functions
- Saxon Algebra 2: Manipulating and Evaluating Functions
- Saxon Algebra 2: Trigonometry
- Saxon Algebra 2: Logarithms
- Saxon Algebra 2: Lines, Points, Segments, and Planes
- Saxon Algebra 2: Angles
- Saxon Algebra 2: Polygons
- Saxon Algebra 2: Circles
- Saxon Algebra 2: Triangles
- Saxon Algebra 2: Geometric Solids
- Saxon Algebra 2: Perimeter and Circumference
- Saxon Algebra 2: Area
- Saxon Algebra 2: Surface Area and Volume
- Saxon Algebra 2: Constructions
- Saxon Algebra 2: Postulates & Pythagorean Theorem
- Saxon Algebra 2: Proofs