Percent Word Problems

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Take young mathematicians' understanding of percents into the real world with this series of word problems. Involving a variety of contexts from calculating scores on math tests and savings account interest, to determining sale prices and winning percentages, this resource provides a great opportunity for students to apply their learning. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Offer these word problems as an in-class or homework assignment during a unit on percents and proportions
  • Make copies of the example problems for students to keep with their math materials as a reference during lessons on percents
  • Differentiate the exercise by assigning students specific problems that meet their learning needs
  • Includes a reference document that models how to solve percent word problems with four examples
  • Resource includes 12 clearly written word problems
  • An answer key is provided that explains the solutions to each problem
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