You can model percent with a 100 square grid. Click on the
individual pieces to add/subract pieces!! Remember a percent (%) can be written as
fraction with a denominator of 100.

Percent

23 : 100 = 23%

32/100 = 32%

a ratio whose second term is 100. Percent means "parts
per hundred". We use the symbol /100 or % for percent.

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What will your house payment be if you buy a
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Make sure there is at least two decimal places. Move
the decimal to the end of the hundredth digit and then place this number over 100.
Reduce to lowest terms.

If there are more than two decimal places, then move the decimal
to the end of the last digit, then place the number over the following denominators: