Percent of a Number Test 2
 Percent of a NumberPart II Congratulations - you made it to Part II.Here you will learn how to set up percentproportions regardless of how they are written.There are three ways a percent equation may bewritten.  Copy these three examples into yournotebook:What is 12% of 200?32 is what percent of 400?58 is 30% of what number? Now, notice that in each sentence, there is...A percentAn "IS" wordAn "OF wordWhat is 12% of 200?32 is what percent of 400?58 is 30% of what number? What???  An IS word...and OF word...I don't get it.Okay, slow down here and take a deep breath.  Let'slook for the percents first...Look below and seethat I've underlined each percent.Now do you see them?What is 12% of 200?32 is what percent of 400?58 is 30% of what number? For the first one, it's 12%, the last one is 30%...butwhat about the middle one...it doesn't list a percent!You're right - that becomes the "x" in the proportion!What is 12% of 200?32 is what percent of 400?58 is 30% of what number? Time to find the IS words...Look again at the example.See them now?Again, the 'what' becomes the x in the proportion.What is 12% of 200?32 is what percent of 400?58 is 30% of what number? Time to find the OF words...Look again at the exampleSee them now?Again, the 'what' becomes the x in the proportion.What is 12% of 200?32 is what percent of 400?58 is 30% of what number? Time for you to try.  List the value for each part...if there is no value (it's a what), then list the answeras x.The first one is done for you:What is 6% of 72Percent:OF:IS: x726Notice I  am NOTincludingthe percent sign! 52 is what percent of 78?IS:OF:Percent: What is 50 percent of 42?IS:OF:Percent: 52 is 12 percent of what number?IS:OF:Percent: 15 is what percent of 89IS:OF:Percent: 34 is 14 % of what number?IS:OF:Percent: This ends Part II of this class. Again, you have to achieve a perfect scorebefore moving forward.  If you made a mistakeplease slow down and take this step by step -you can do it!
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