#### The application of percentages is not just confined to the subject "math." Its uses spread in daily lives as well. From corporate companies to schools, and from country governments to special authorities, percentages are used to display statistics. So, what are the percentages? Even though it is commonly used, not many people know exactly what it is. One percent is one-hundredth of a whole. It can, therefore, be written as both a decimal and a fraction. You can even find the percentage of a number. How? All you have to do is covert a percentage into a fraction and multiply the number with it. For example, find 25% of 100. 100 × 25/100 = 25. It is that simple!

Understanding the percentage of value of a number is very often critical to understanding transitions of all kinds. When you go to the mall and see that twenty-five percent off sticker, it makes you feel as if you are getting a bargain. But you really need to use the skills we cover on these lessons and worksheets to understand if you are getting a deal. Many stores understand the psychology behind buying and often markup their prices by the same percentage they are giving you off. Your students will use these worksheets to learn how to find the specified percentage of a given number. Students will also determine how much of a percentage a number is to another.