# Chapter 7 Terms Flashcards

The word percent comes from the Latin word

per centum

per centum translates into…

Per 100

this symbol %bis used to denote what

percent

Percent To Decimal

Decimal 2 Place values Left

Decimal to Percent

Decimal 2 Place values Right

when writing a percent as a fraction it is usually written in ____ ____

Simplest Form

Percent to Fraction

1)%/B x 1/100 2)Simplify

How to change a mixed fraction percent into a fraction

1) Remove the % and convert the mixed fraction into a improper fraction 2) Multiply times 0.01

Fraction to Percent

A/B x 100/1

Percent Decimal Combo to Fraction

1) %/B x 1/100 2) Move Decimal point of Numerator to make it a whole # and adjust Denom. accordingly.

In a percent problem the word “of” means…

Multiplication

In a percent problem the word “is” means…

Equals

In a percent problem the word “What, or some equivalent” means…

the variable

When solving percent problems there are three factors, they are

The Percent, The Base, The Amount.

The typical formula for for percent equations are…

Percent x Base = Amount (or any variation)