About the Percentages Lesson
This lesson explains percentages.
• To be able to convert a decimal to a percent.
• To be able to convert a percent to a decimal.
• To be able to convert a percent to a fraction.
The term ?percent? comes from Latin and means ?for every hundred.? When you hear a statistic, such as 10% of people with blond hair have blue eyes, this means that for every 100 people with blond hair, 10 of them have blue eyes.
You may have heard of commercials for toothpaste that say ?recommended by 4 out of 5 dentists.? What percentage of dentists is this?