# Problems involving percents

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Problems involving percents

Five of the 25 girls on Alden Middle School’s soccer team are 7th-grade students. Find the percentage of 7th graders on the team. Show two different ways of finding the answer. One of the methods must include a diagram or picture model.

Of the 25 girls on the Alden Middle School soccer team, 40% also play on a travel team. How many of the girls on the middle school team also play on a travel team?

The Alden Middle School girls’ soccer team won 80% of their games this season. If the team won 12 games, how many games did they play?

Double Number Lines

How are the previous problems similar?
How are they different? Five of the 25 girls on Alden Middle School’s soccer team are 7th-grade students. Find the percentage of 7th graders on the team. Of the 25 girls on the Alden Middle School soccer team, 40% also play on a travel team. How many of the girls on the middle school team also play on a travel team? The Alden Middle School girls’ soccer team won 80% of their games this season. If the team won 12 games, how many games did they play?

Use the words “part” and “whole” for the underlined words in these problems…
five is what percent of 25? 40% of 25 is what? 80% of what is 12?

Are the blanks “part”, “whole” or “percent”?
30% of 80 is __________ 30% of _________ is 24 30 out of 80 is ___________

You can solve these 2 or more ways….
Make a double number line diagram…. Find equivalent ratios…..

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