# Percent

Video solutions to help Grade 7 students learn how to
understand percent, convert between a fraction, decimal, and percent.

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Common Core For Grade 7
## New York State Common Core Math Grade 7, Module 4, Lesson 1

### Lesson 1 Student Outcomes

• Students understand that P percent is the number P/100 and that the symbol % means percent.

• Students convert between a fraction, decimal, and percent, including percents that are less than 1% or greater
than 100%

• Students write a non-whole number percent as a complex fraction.

Lesson 1 Summary
• Percent means “per hundred”. P percent is the same as P/100. Write % as short for percent.

• Usually there are three ways to write a number: a percent, a fraction, and a decimal. Fractions and
decimals are related to the ratio of percent over 100.

Lesson 1 Classwork
Opening Exercise 1: Matching

Match the percents with the correct sentence clues.

Example 1

Use the definition of the word “percent” to write each percent as a fraction and then a decimal.

Lesson 1 Classwork
Opening Exercise 2

Color in the grids to represent the following fractions: