Elimination Using Multiplication
Prime Factors
Equations Involving Rational Exponents
Working with Percentages and Proportions
Rational Expressions
Interval Notation and Graphs
Simplifying Complex Fractions
Dividing Whole Numbers with Long Division
Solving Compound Linear Inequalities
Raising a Quotient to a Power
Solving Rational Equations
Solving Inequalities
Adding with Negative Numbers
Quadratic Inequalities
Dividing Monomials
Using the Discriminant in Factoring
Solving Equations by Factoring
Subtracting Polynomials
Cube Root
The Quadratic Formula
Multiply by the Reciprocal
Relating Equations and Graphs for Quadratic Functions
Multiplying a Polynomial by a Monomial
Calculating Percentages
Solving Systems of Equations using Substitution
Comparing Fractions
Solving Equations Containing Rational Expressions
Factoring Polynomials
Negative Rational Exponents
Roots and Radicals
Intercepts Given Ordered Pairs and Lines
Factoring Polynomials
Solving Linear Inequalities
Mixed Expressions and Complex Fractions
Solving Equations by Multiplying or Dividing
The Addition Method
Finding the Equation of an Inverse Function
Solving Compound Linear Inequalities
Multiplying and Dividing With Square Roots
Exponents and Their Properties
Equations as Functions
Factoring Trinomials
Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
Dividing by Decimals
Lines and Equations
Simplifying Complex Fractions
Graphing Solution Sets for Inequalities
Standard Form for the Equation of a Line
Checking Division with Multiplication
Elimination Using Addition and Subtraction
Complex Fractions
Multiplication Property of Equality
Solving Proportions Using Cross Multiplication
Product and Quotient of Functions
Quadratic Functions
Solving Compound Inequalities
Operating with Complex Numbers
Equivalent Fractions
Changing Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers
Multiplying by a Monomial
Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities Graphically
Dividing Polynomials by Monomials
Multiplying Cube Roots
Operations with Monomials
Properties of Exponents
Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
Equations Quadratic in Form
Simplifying Square Roots That Contain Whole Numbers
Dividing a Polynomial by a Monomial
Writing Numbers in Scientific Notation
Solutions to Linear Equations in Two Variables
Solving Linear Inequalities
Multiplying Two Mixed Numbers with the Same Fraction
Special Fractions
Solving a Quadratic Inequality
Parent and Family Graphs
Solving Equations with a Fractional Exponent
Evaluating Trigonometric Functions
Solving Equations Involving Rational Expressions
Laws of Exponents
Multiplying Polynomials
Vertical Line Test
Solving Inequalities with Fractions and Parentheses
Multiplying Polynomials
Solving Quadratic and Polynomial Equations
Extraneous Solutions
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Percents are used to describe a part of something. Percents are used to figure out sales or the amount of interest someone will pay on a loan. When converting a percent to its fraction form, it will always have a denominator of 100.

Changing Decimals to Percents or Percents to Decimals

The important key is where to move the decimal point. If changing from decimal to a percent , you would need to move the decimal point two places to the right and add the percent sign.


0.35 = 35%

0.8 = 80%

To change from percent to decimal, need to move the decimal point two places to the left and drop the percent sign.


30% = .3

0.9% = .009

Converting Fraction to Percent Form

Divide the bottom number of the fraction into the top number and move the point two places to the right.



Multiply the fraction by 100%


Percent to Fraction

Example: 85%

Write the percent as a fraction with 100 as the denominator. Then reduce the fraction to lowest terms.

Percent of a Number

1) What is 25% of $6,500. 2) Change the percent to a fraction
n = 25% × $6,500

n = .25 x 6500

n = $1,625


Finding What Percent One Number Is of Another

There are key words to remember that will help you solve the problem it is asking you. The word ‘of’ in the sentence means to multiply. The word ‘is‘ means it is equal to.

Example: 9 is what percent of 45 The variable ‘a’ is being multiplied by 45. Need to divide by 45. 9 = a (x) 45 9 = 45a

The variable ‘a’ is being multiplied by 45. Need to divide by 45.

Therefore, 20% of 45 is 9.


Finding a Number When a Percent of It is Given

Example: 20% of what number is 16?

Change the percent to fraction form.

Need to multiply both sides of the equation by 5.

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