Comparing Quantities with Percent

Be 100 percent confident who has the most and by how much. Pupils use percentages to help make the comparisons by finding what percent one quantity is of the other. They also determine the percent differences between the two quantities. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Spend time looking at different scenarios, identifying the whole based upon the context
  • Use tape diagrams to help make the comparisons
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should be familiar with solving basic percent problems
  • The third segment in a 20-part series
Pros

  • Includes a set of problems to practice working with percents
  • Contains the arithmetic work required to arrive at the answers
Cons

  • None
Common Core