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Percents are an important and fun math concept. We are inundated daily with statements like "30% off" and "10% down" and this makes percents important so that we understand what exactly those statements mean. Basically, a percent is a ratio whose second term is 100. So, we're using our ratio knowledge to determine percent. 

Today's free 6th grade math video covers the definition of percentages, how to express a percentage as a fraction and as a decimal. Prof. Burger has some great examples to demonstrate and explain percents. In fact, this time there are a whopping 5 lessons on today's video. Again, don't forget to click on the forward button directly to the left of the time stamp to move to the next lesson.


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This page contains a single entry by April Stockwell published on June 21, 2010 2:57 PM.

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