**Percentage**

## When we say "Percent" we are really saying "per 100"

## Examples

**100% means all.**

Example:

100% of

**80**is 100/100 × 80 =

__80__

**50% means half.**

Example:

50% of

**80**is 50/100 × 80 =

__40__

**5% means 5/100ths.**

Example:

5% of

**80**is 5/100 × 80 =

__4__

**A Percent can also be expressed as a**

*Decimal*or a*Fraction*

**A Half**can be written...

As a percentage: 50%

As a decimal: 0.5

As a fraction: 1/2

**Example: 15% of 200 apples were bad. How many apples were bad?**15% = 15/100

And 15/ 200 × 200 = 15* 200/100 = 15*2=

**30 apples**

**ANS: 30 apples were bad**