**Maryland Education Standards**. Applying percents is a term that refers to the different ways that percents can be used. The percent of change refers to the percent an amount either increases or decreases based on the previous amounts or numbers. Applying percents also means to calculate simple interest using the interest equation, I = P · r · t, where P is the principal; r is the rate and t is the time. Read More...

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MD.6.0. Knowledge of Number Relationships and Computation/Arithmetic: Students will describe, represent, or apply numbers or their relationships or will estimate or compute using mental strategies, paper/pencil, or technology.

6.C.1. Number Computation: Analyze number relations and compute.

6.C.1.g. Determine percent of a number.

6.C.3. Number Computation: Analyze ratios, proportions, or percents.

6.C.3.b. Determine and use rates, unit rates, and percents as ratios in the context of a problem (Assessment limit: Use whole numbers (0-1000)).

6.C.3.c. Determine rate of increase and decrease, discounts, simple interest, commission, sales tax.

6.C.3.d. Determine percent of a number.

MD.7.0. Processes of Mathematics: Students demonstrate the processes of mathematics by making connections and applying reasoning to solve problems and to communicate their findings.

7.A.1. Problem Solving: Apply a variety of concepts, processes, and skills to solve problems

7.A.1.c. Make a plan to solve a problem

7.A.1.d. Apply a strategy, i.e., draw a picture, guess and check, finding a pattern, writing an equation

7.A.1.e. Select a strategy, i.e., draw a picture, guess and check, finding a pattern, writing an equation

7.A.1.f. Identify alternative ways to solve a problem

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