This chapter begins with a review of percent conversions and solving percent problems. Proportions and equations are used to solve problems involving  percents. The students will study percents applied to enlargements and reductions. The chapter closes with a presentation of percent change and percent applications.

What you can expect to learn

After completing Chapter 8 you should be able to

  1. Analyze percents using conversions and comparisons.
  2. Solve mathematical problems involving percents.
  3. Model and solve real-world problems involving percents.
  4. Detect unethical procedures in the use of percentages.
Activity List