**Kentucky Academic Education Standards**. What Is Percent? A percent is a term that describes a decimal in terms of one hundred. Percent means per hundred. Percents, fractions and decimals all can equal each other, as in the case of 10%, 0.1 and 1/10. Percents can be greater than 100% or smaller than 1%. A markup from the cost of making an item to the actual sales price is usually greater than 100%. A salesperson's commission might be 1/2% depending on the item sold. Read More...

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Worksheet/Answer keyIntroduction to Percent

Ratios and Proportional Relationships

Cluster: Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.

KY.7.RP.3. Use percents to solve mathematical and real-world problems. (MP.5, MP.6)

KY.7.RP.3.a. Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100; solve problems involving finding the whole, a part and a percent, given two of these.

KY.7.RP.3.b. Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems.

The Number System

Cluster: Apply and extend previous understandings of operations with fractions to add, subtract, multiply and divide rational numbers.

KY.7.NS.3. Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving the four operations with rational numbers. (MP.1, MP.2, MP.5)

Expressions and Equations

Cluster: Solve real-life and mathematical problems using numerical and algebraic expressions and equations.

KY.7.EE.3. Solve real-life and mathematical problems posed with positive and negative rational numbers in any form, using tools strategically. Apply properties of operations to calculate with numbers in any form; convert between forms as appropriate; and assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies. (MP.1, MP.4, MP.6)

KY.7.EE.4. Use variables to represent quantities in a real-world or mathematical problem and construct equations and inequalities to solve problems by reasoning about the quantities. (MP.2, MP.4)

KY.7.EE.4.a. Solve word problems leading to equations of the form px+q=r and p(x+q)=r, where p, q and r are specific rational numbers. Solve equations of these forms. Graph the solution set of the equality and interpret it in context of the problem.

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