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In what situations might we be presented with the task of figuring out percentages?  

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In what situations might we be presented with the task of figuring out percentages?

 

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Hi Tishahyde,

 

We might be presented with having to use percentages in the following situations. They are:

1.  Calculating sales tax on an item.

2.  Computing your grade earned on an assignment, or in a class.

3.  Determining how much money you should get out of a pot of money.

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Also,

Percent of battery left

Percent Discount

Percent of Interest

Percent of stock ownership

Percent chance of rain

Percent chance of sun

Percent of pizza eaten

The list goes on forever.

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