This video includes a percent song and puppet skit designed to help students remember the fundamentals of calculations involving percents. The video gives a sense of how percent-to-decimal conversions work out. (03:34)

Students learn to find a percent of a number. For example, to find 65% of 40, first rewrite 65% as the decimal 0.65, and "of 40" means "times 40", so we have 0.65 x 40, which equals 26. So 65% of 40 is 26. Video is good quality and good for all stud...ents as review or initial learning of the concept.[more]

The instructor, Ron Cox, discusses the basic definition of a percent number and how to change the percent number into a fraction number. This is part of a larger video segment called Living With Percents. (6:12)

To figure out a percentage of a whole number, multiply the whole number by the percentage in decimal form. Learn to calculate the percentages of whole numbers using tips from a math tutor in this video. The instructor uses a chalk board. The camera s...hould be a little closer to the board for better viewing. (01:54)[more]

In math, a percent is shown as a number compared to 100. Solve percents and proportions with tips from a math teacher in this video on solving math problems. Expert: Nancy Johnson Bio: Nancy ...

Word problems with percentages can be tricky. This video guides you through figuring the tip you add to a meal's bill when you know the percent tip you will use.This video by Duane Habecker is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nex...tvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki.[more]

The instructor uses a chalkboard to demonstrate how to figure out a percentage of a whole number. He uses a step by step approach by showing that you multiply the whole number by the percentage in decimal form.

In this video, the instructor explains a procedure of how to find the percent of a number. He gives a little 'recipe', does two complete examples, and points out some useful observations to help estimate. The instructor uses a pad and paper for demon...stration.[more]

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