Benchmark Percents - Find The Part (Word Problems) Worksheet

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We know, 100% is the same thing as 1/1 or 1. Similarly 50% is the same thing as ½ or 25% is the same thing as ¼. Now let us look to see how we can calculate these benchmark percentages. If we have 100%, that is simply a whole number. So 100% of 69 will be 69 itself. Similarly, if we have 50%, that means half the number. So 50% of 70 will be 35. 


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Let us understand how to benchmark percents- find the part with the help of an example.


What is 10% of 42?


Solution: We put 42 over 10. So we have 42/10.


Now, 42/10 is the same thing as 4 and 2 tenths. Thus, 10% of 42 is 4.2. 


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