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Lesson 2: Investigating Percents

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about percent. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.


Explore how percents can be used.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 158

Instructions for Use

Practice Solving Percent Problems allows students to solve various percent problems involving decimals, fractions, and percents.

Solve each problem using paper, a pencil and a calculator, then click the “Answer” button to check your work. You may click on the “Using the Proportion Method to Solve Percent Problems” link for instructions on how the problems may be solved.

Finding a Percent of a Quantity allows students to complete an online quiz consisting of five multiple choice questions using percent.

To use Finding a Percent of a Quantity, solve each problem and then choose the correct answer from the choices given (A, B, C or D). If you get stuck, you may click on the “Hint” link for the question. Click the “Check It” button at the end of the quiz to check your answers.