Who is correct? Show how you know.
0.003 = 3%
0.003 = 0.3%
- Jordan is right, because to convert a decimal to a percent, you multiply it by 100.
0.003 x 100 = 0.3%
3. Team mates Mark and Jonas are discussing the outcome of a game. Mark says their team scored 500% as many goals as the other team and Jonas says they scored five times as many goals as the other team. Can they both be correct? Explain how you know.
- Yes, they can both be correct because 100% of the other team's goals multiplied 5 times is 500%.
11. Express the shaded portion of each diagram as a fraction, a decimal, and a percent.
a) Fraction - 17/25
Decimal - 0.68
Percent - 68 %
b) Fraction - 9/24
Decimal - 0.375
Percent - 37.5 %