Grade 5

Even if students have not yet discussed percents, they have had experience with them and likely know some of the more common ones such as 100%, 50%, 25%, and 75%.

We know that 100% is the whole amount and 50% is of it because 50 is half of 100. List some other fractions and percents that are equivalent.

- 25% is half of 50%, and since half of is , 25% must equal .
- of 100 is 75 so 75% is equal to .
- of 100 is 10, so that would be 10%.

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