Video Solutions to help Grade 6 students learn how to find the percent of a quantity.
• Students find the percent of a quantity. Given a part and the percent, students solve problems involving finding the whole.
Percent problems include the part, whole and percent. When one of these values is missing, we can use tables, diagrams, and models to solve for the missing number.
Solve the following three problems.
Write the words PERCENT, WHOLE, PART under each problem to show which piece you were solving for.
60% of 300 = ____
60% of ____ = 300
60 out of 300 = ___%
How did your solving method differ with each problem?
Use models, such as 10 x 10 grids, ratio tables, tape diagrams or double number line diagrams, to solve the following situation.
Priya is doing her back to school shopping. Calculate all of the missing values in the table below, rounding to the nearest penny, and calculate the total amount Priya will spend on her outfit after she received the indicated discounts. What is the total cost of Priya's outfit?