## CHAPTER 4: PERCENTS

**Lesson 4: Solving Problems Using a Proportion **

**Goal**

Solve a percent problem using an equivalent ratio.

**Instructions for Use**

**Percentages**

Fill in any two of the three boxes (whole, part, and percent). Then click “Compute” to find the remaining quantity using the equivalent ratio:

__Part__ = __Percent__

Whole 100

**Using the Proportion Method**

Read through the introduction and the Examples. Then try solving the sample problems. Once you know how to use the proportion method, solve the 20 questions at the bottom of the page. After you solve each problem, click the “Answer” drop-down menu to check your answers.