Solve Percent Equations Part 3

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Lesson Description:

The third part of the series on solving percent equations.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you solve basic percent problems?
  • What is 75% of 44?
  • 33 is 75% of what number?
  • 45 is 20% of what number?
  • How do you solve a problem where a number is a given percent of another number?
  • How do you write an equation from a percent word statement?
  • How do you solve the equation 33 = 3/4*B?
  • How do you solve 33 = .75B?
  • How do you solve the equation 45 = 1/5*x?
  • How do you solve 45 = 0.2x?
  • Staff Review

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    This lesson starts with one review problem done previously in the series and then goes on to a much more troublesome type of problem. The new type of problem that many students struggle with is finding the solution to __ is __% of what number? This lesson introduces you to an Algebra equation that must be solved to find the number you are looking for. All steps are explained very well.