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

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tishahyde | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 31, 2012 at 10:54 PM via web

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

 

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drtrbrown | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted October 31, 2012 at 11:35 PM (Answer #1)

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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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vantyne14 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted November 6, 2012 at 7:59 PM (Answer #2)

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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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