Percentages: Multipliers for Increasing and Decreasing by a Percentage

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Solve two-step percent problems with a single multiplication. By reviewing how to find the percent of a problem, the video introduces the idea of finding multipliers to find solutions for increasing or decreasing percent problems. Pupil use the newly learned skill to work several problems.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Provide individuals opportunities to find the multiplier for random increasing and decreasing percentages
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes the class is familiar with changing percents to decimals
  • Problems are easier to complete with a calculator
Pros

  • Includes an answer key
  • Works problems two different ways to explain the process
Cons

  • The practice questions worksheet is the same for the percent increase video
Common Core