More and Less than 1%

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Calculate Percentage by Composition.

During one waiter’s shift, he delivered appetizers, entrées, and desserts. Calculate the percentage of each food item and the total, and enter the the appropriate box. Click to verify your answer. Then click to continue.

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Calculate Percentage of an Amount.

20% of 5,000 is 1,000 and 21% of 5,000 is 1,050. Find each percentage of 5,000. If you get stuck, consider using the double number line diagram.

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Interpret Percentage Problems.

Study the diagrams below and answer the following questions.

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(1). The population of City A was approximately 243,000 people, and it increased by 8% in one year.

(2). The population of city B was approximately 7,150,000, and it decreased by 0.8% in one year.

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22% of 65 is 14.3. What is 22.6% of 65?

(2). Explain your reasoning.

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A certain type of car has room for 4 passengers.

(1). Write an equation relating the number of cars to the number of passengers .

(2). How many passengers could fit in 78 cars?

(3). How many cars would be needed to fit 76 passengers?