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Surf For More Math

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.

 

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