## Thursday, December 28, 2006

### Myrh Rynn's Percentage Growing Post

Question 1 What is a good definition of percent? You should use words, symbols, pictures and numerical examples in your definition.

-A percent is an equivalent fraction out of 100.

-Percents can be converted into fractions, decimals or ratios.

-% is the symbol used to represent percents

-to convert a fraction into a percent, you have to divide the numerator by the denominator 1/4 is the fraction (1\4=0.25) then you have to multiply the answer by 100 (0.25x100=25%)
Question 2 How are three fifths (3/5), 3:2, 60% and 0.6 all the same?

Question 3 Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80

Question 5 The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms. Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms. Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms. Stanzi be correct?
Yes, Ms Stanzi could be correct because the principle did not say how many children were in each class. It would depend on how many students were in each class.

Let's say Ms Stanzi had 40 students and Ms Lowrey had 20.

20 of Ms Stanzi's students met their reading goal. (40/2=20)
11 of Ms Lowrey's students met their reading goal. (20/100=0.2x55=11)

In this case Ms Stanzi would be correct.

Question 6 Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means, solve it.
a)16 is 40% of what number?

b)What is 120% of 30?

## Tuesday, December 19, 2006

### Faith's Percent Growing Post

Question #1

What is a good definition fo percent? You should use word symbols, pictures, numerical examples in your definition. (suggestion gliffy is an excellent for adding detail to your definition)

Question #2

How are three fifths (3/5),3:2, 60%, 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer.

Question #3

Show three different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent way of finding these answers)

Question #4

Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages. Leave a comment behind and add the link with a review. (what the post was talking about....yes you have to read the post and why others should read the post) Hint in the side bar there are links to other schools. Three of them have done work on percentages.

I don't Know how to do this I'll do it at school...

Question #5

The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for this month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or why not?

I'll not sure how to do this I'll do it at school...

Question #6

Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means solve it.

### Lisa May's Growing Post

Question #1
What is a good definition of percent? You should use words symbols, pictures and numerical examples in your definition. (suggestion gliffy is an excellent tool for adding detail to your definition.)

Question #2
How are three fifths (3/5), 3:2, 60% and 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer.

BubbleShare

Question #3

Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent tool to animate the many different ways of finding these answer).

80/100=0.8
0.8*35=28

80/10=8
3*8=24
8/2=4
24+4=28
30+5=35%

Question #4

Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages. Leave a comment behind and add the link with a review (What the post was talking about....yes you have to read the post and why others should read the post) Hint In the side bar there are links to other schools. Three of them have done work on percentages!

I left a comment at http://linden8z.blogspot.com/ because it was talking about percentages, and they knew what they were talking about. I think people should go to this peron for advice because they did a great job and its layed out nicely!

Question #5
The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not.

Ms. Stanzi: 40/2=20

Ms. Lowrey: 40/1.5=26.66

Question #6

Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means solve it.
a) 16 is 40% of what number?
b) What is 120% of 30?

BubbleShare

## Monday, December 18, 2006

### Sydney's Percentage Growing Post

What is a good definition of percent? You should use words symbols, pictures and numerical examples in your definition.

A Percent is a fraction out of 100.

picture examples:

Numerical examples:

1/2= 50% out of 100
3/5= 60% out of 100
2/4= 50% out of 100

Question #2

How are three fifths (3/5),3:2, 60%, 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer.

Picture's:

3/5=60% out of 100.
0.6=60%
3:2=60% 5-3=2
60%=60 out of 100

Question #3

Show three different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent way of finding these answers)

80/100=0.8
0.8*35=28

80/10=8
3*8=24
8/2=4
24+4=28
30+5=35%

Question #4

Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages. Leave a comment behind and add the link with a review. (what the post was talking about....yes you have to read the post and why others should read the post) Hint in the side bar there are links to other schools. Three of them have done work on percentages.

I left a comment at http://linden8z.blogspot.com/ because it was talking about percentages, and they knew what they were talking about. I think people should go to this peron for advice because they did a great job and its layed out nicely!

Question #5
The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not.

Ms. Stanzi: 40/2=20

Ms. Lowrey: 40/1.5=26.66

Question #6

Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means solve it.
a) 16 is 40% of what number?
b) What is 120% of 30?

16 is 40% of what number?

40/40=1
16/40=0.4 x 100= 40

16 = 40
40 = 100

What is 120% of 30?

Sorry that there is no color in the writing .. my comp got all messed up!

### Lauren's growing post

Question #1

What is a good definition of percent? You should use words symbols, pictures and numerical examples in your definition. (suggestion gliffy

Question #2

How are three fifths (3/5), 3:2, 60% and 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer.

Question #3

Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent tool to animate the many different ways of finding these answer).

Question #4

Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages. Leave a comment behind and add the link with a review (What the post was talking about....yes you have to read the post and why others should read the post) Hint In the side bar there are links to other schools. Three of them have done work on percentages!

I have left a comment at htt
p://linden8z.blogspot.com/2006/12/review-of-percent.html, the person who made the post was talking about the three ways you can get a percent. I think others should read the post because it is organized nicley and the person seems to know what they are talking about.

Question #5

The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not.

I think that
Ms. Stanzi could be correct because it did not say how many students were in Ms. Lowrey's class, and you would need the amount of students are in her class to figure it out.

Question #6

Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means solve it.
a)
16 is 40% of what num
ber?
b)
What is 120% of 30?

16 is 40% of what number?

40/40=1
16/40=0.4 x 100= 40

16 = 40
40 = 100

What is 120% of 30?

### Vanessa's Percentage Growing Post

Question 1
What is a good definition of percent? You should use words symbols, pictures and numerical examples in your definition. (suggestion gliffy is an excellent tool for adding detail to your definition.)

BubbleShare

^^ Last part of that, 2/8 should = 25% . my mistake

Question 2
How are three fifths (3/5), 3:2, 60% and 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer.

BubbleShare

Question 3
Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent tool to animate the many different ways of finding these answer).

BubbleShare

Question 4
Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages. Leave a comment behind and add the link with a review (What the post was talking about....yes you have to read the post and why others should read the post) Hint In the side bar there are links to other schools. Three of them have done work on percentages!

I left my comment at :
http://linden8z.blogspot.com/2006/12/review-of-percent.html
This post is about Percentages. It reviews three ways to get a percent. Others should read this because if you don't understand how to get a percent, this will show you how.

Question 5
The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not.

BubbleShare

Question 6
Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means solve it.
a) 16 is 40% of what number?
b) What is 120% of 30?

BubbleShare

MARKING
I left a comment on 3 other students' posts with a mark:

### Chenda's percentage growing post

Question 1.
What is a good definition of percent? You should use words symbols, pictures and numerical examples in your definition. (suggestion gliffy is an excellent tool for adding detail to your definition.)

BubbleShare

Question 2.
How are three fifths (3/5), 3:2, 60% and 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer.

BubbleShare

Question 3.
Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent tool to animate the many different ways of finding these answer).

BubbleShare

Question 4.
Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages. Leave a comment behind and add the link with a review (What the post was talking about....yes you have to read the post and why others should read the post) Hint In the side bar there are links to other schools. Three of them have done work on percentages!

Here is the link to the post i commented on http://linden8z.blogspot.com/ . It talks about the 3 ways to find a percent and i think others should read it because its VERY helpful

Question 5.
The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not.

BubbleShare

We wouldn't really know because she didn't exactly say how much people are in her class, but then theres a chance she could be right if there were more kids in her class. If Ms. Stanzi was right that would mean there would be 60 people in her class and only 40 in Ms. Lowrey's class. If you divide 60 from 100 then multiply by 50 it would give you 30. For Ms. Lowrey's class, if you divide 20 from 100 then multiply by it 55 it would give you 11. Therefore Ms. Stanzi is right. If it was the other way around then Ms. Stanzi would be wrong.

Question 6.
Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means solve it.

a) 16 is 40% of what number?
b) What is 120% of 30?

BubbleShare
On the second picture i forgot to colour in the whole hundred chart so that it would be 100% + the 20% = 120% .

## Sunday, December 17, 2006

### April's Growing Post

APRIL'S GROWING POST
December 18 2006

Question 1

What is a good definition of percent? You should use words symbols, pictures and numerical examples in your definition. (suggestion gliffy is an excellent tool for adding detail to your definition.)

Definition of percent:
A percent is an equivalent number out of 100. A percent is part of a whole and can be easily converted into a fraction.

Question 2
How are three fifths (3/5), 3:2, 60% and 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer.

click image to see my answer.

Question 3
Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent tool to animate the many different ways of finding these answer

for the third way i did it wrong on the bubbleshare. so i'll just redue it here.
the third way to find 35% of 80 is like this

10% = 80 / 10 = 8
10% = 80 / 10 = 8
10% = 80 / 10 = 8
5% = 80 / 5 = 4
35 28

Question 4
Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages. Leave a comment behind and add the link with a review (What the post was talking about....yes you have to read the post and why others should read the post) Hint In the side bar there are links to other schools. Three of them have done work on percentages!

My review: If you're looking for good examples of percents, this blog is where you should go. It has lots of detail and they use a lot of pictures to make the blog more exciting, and not as boring.
https://beta.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=33406999&postID=116475202279206720
My post may not be up yet, but keep checking.

Question 5
The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not.

BubbleShare

Question 6

Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means solve it.

a) 16 is 40% of what number?
b) What is 120% of 30?

BubbleShare

P.S: i improved my post by using the comments that people left behind such as that i need to change the color of my questions so that they are different from the rest of the post.

### Jesse Percentage Growing Post

Question 1)
What is a good definition of Percent?
One is It is a equivalent number out of 100.
Two is It is part of a whole
Three is The symbol of a fraction is %
2.)How are three fifths(3/5), 3:2, 60% all the same?
3/5 , 3:2, 60%, and 0.6 are the same because they are all equivalent

0.6 x 100= 60% that is a picture

3/5 = 0.6 How? divide the Numerator by the denominator
3.) Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80?

one way is... 35 divided by 100= 0.35

0.8 x 80= 28

The second way is... 80 divided by 100= 0.8

0.8 x 35= 2

http://linden8m.blogspot.com/ if u need help on converting, or decimals, percents or ratios that the site to go to.

5.) The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not.

Ms. Stanzi's class has 50% of children who seen their ready goal. 50% is half of a 100%.

Ms. Lowrey's class has a 55% of children that have seen their reading goal for the month. 55% is not half of 100%. What i did was i divided 55 by 2 and it equaled to 27.5 but i think Ms. Stanzi's guess was right.

50% out of 100

6.A)Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means solve it.

40 divided by 100 = 0.40

4 x 16 = 6.4

6.B) What is 120% of 30?

30 divided by 10 = 33 then i x 12 = 36

P.S) I couldn't get any of the Bubble Share and the Gliffy to work i tried but my computer wouldn't let me upload anything so i couldn't do it on those sites you a signed us with so i did it on here. Sorry

### Taylor's Percentage Growing Post

Question 1
What is a good definition of percent?

BubbleShare

Question 2
How are three fifths (3/5), 3:2, 60% and 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer.

They are equivalents, meaning they equal the same thing. An equivalent of 3/5 is 60/100. 3:2 is 3/5 except in a different form. o.6 multiplied by 100 equals 60. In the end they all equal 60/100.

Question 3
Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80.

BubbleShare

Question 4
Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages.

I am confused by this question.

Question 5
The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not.

Miss Stanzi could be correct. her thought would only be right if she had a greater number of students in her class than Miss Lowery's. For instance, if Miss Stanzi had 30 children in her class 15 people would have accomplished the goal. If Miss Lowery had 25 only 13 students would have accomplished it.

Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means solve it.

a) 16 is 40% of what number?

b) What is 120% of 30?

### Growing Post

Question 1
What is a good defintion of a percent?
It is out of 100, part of a whole
it is commonly used for test scores
Question 2
How are 3:2, 3/5, 0.60 and 60% have in common? use words and pictures to show your answer
they all have the same equivalents
Question 3
show three different ways to show 35 out of 80%.
1)80 divided by 100 x 35= 28
2)35 divided by 100 x 35= 24
3)80 divided by 10*3= 24 plus 4 = 28
Question 4
labels:growing post,percents

### Josh's Percentage Growing Post

Question 1

What is a good definition of percent? You should use words symbols, pictures and numerical examples in your definition. (suggestion gliffy is an excellent tool for adding detail to your definition.)

Question 2

How are three fifths (3/5), 3:2, 60% and 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer.

They are all the same because you can convert 3/5, 3:2, and 60% into each other.

Question 3

Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent tool to animate the many different ways of finding these answer).

1. 80 divided by 100 = 0.8, 0.8 x 35 = 28

2. 80 divided by 10 = 8 or 10%, 8 x 3 = 24 or 30%, 8 divided by 2 = 4 or 5%, 24 + 4 = 28 or 35%

3. 80 divided by 20 = 4 or 5%, 4 x 7 = 28 or 35%

Question 4

Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages. Leave a comment behind and add the link with a review (What the post was talking about....yes you have to read the post and why others should read the post) Hint In the side bar there are links to other schools. Three of them have done work on percentages!

https://beta.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=28281661&postID=2980960493616467332

I think this is a really good site because it deals with percents, decimals, ratios, and fractions. They also have pictures to help you understand what they are talking about. I think this site could really help you if your confused about something.

Question 5

The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not.

Ms. Stanzi could be correct. She could be right if the number of students in her class is greater than the number in Ms. Lowrey's. If Ms. Stanzi has 50 kids in her class then 25 of them {50%} met their reading goal. If Ms. Lowrey has 40 kids in her class then 22 of them {55%} met their reading goal. But if they both have the same number of kids in their class Ms. Stanzi would be wrong.

Question 6

Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means solve it.

a) 16 is 40% of what number?

You divide 16 by 40 = 0.4 x 100 = 40

b) What is 120% of 30?

You go 30 divided by 10 = 3 or 10%

3 x 12 = 36 or 120% of 30

### Growing Post Marking Rubric

Percent Growing Post Rubric

Due Date Monday December 18

Overall Growing Post Instructions
5 Marks
1. The Growing Post is labeled correctly.(2)
2. The Growing Post is titled correctly. (1)
3. The questions for the Growing Post are copied in and in a different colour than the rest of the post.(2)
Question 1 What is a good definition of percent? You should use words symbols, pictures and numerical examples in your definition. (suggestion gliffy is an excellent tool for adding detail to your definition.)
10 Marks
1. The question is answered correctly.(1)
2. There is a symbol, picture and numerical example for the question(3)
3. There is an image with this question.(3)
4. The image for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(2)
5. The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question.(1)

Question 2 How are three fifths (3/5), 3:2, 60% and 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer.
10 Marks
1. Shows how the values are equivalent using numbers.(3)
2. Shows how the values are equivalent using images.(2)
3. Shows how all the values are equivalent using pictures.(2)
4. The images for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(2)
5. The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question.(1)

Question 3 Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent tool to animate the many different ways of finding these answer).
10 Marks
1. Shows 1 way to find the answer.(1)
2. Shows 2 ways to find the answer.(1)
3. Shows 3 ways to solve the question.(1)
4. Illustrates the ways to get the answer.(3)
5. The images for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(3)
6. The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question. (1)

Question 4
Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages. Leave a comment behind and add the link with a review (What the post was talking about....yes you have to read the post and why others should read the post) Hint In the side bar there are links to other schools. Three of them have done work on percentages!
5 Marks
1. Student left a comment behind at a different school.(1)
2. Student left a link in their post that works.(2)
3. Student left a review of the post they were linking too.(1)
4. The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question. (1)

Question 5
The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms.
Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not.
10 Marks
1. Student answers the question correctly.(2)
2. Student explains Why or Why not.(3)
3. The images for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(3)
4. The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question. (1)
Question 6
Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means solve it.
15 Marks
a) 16 is 40% of what number?

2. Uses an image to illustrate answering the question.(2)
3. The images for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(2)
4. The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question. (1.5)
b) What is 120% of 30?
2. Uses an image to illustrate answering the question.(2)
3. The images for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(2)
4. The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question. (1.5)
This is the end of your first growing post. It is due on Monday December 18. There are late penalties if you do not complete the assignments on time. Late Assignments will be accepted.

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### aprilp's percentage growing post

[ ! ] I wasn't able to use gliffy on my computer. So I just stuck with using bubbleshare and paint. Hopefully, it's acceptable.

Question 1
What is a good definition of percent? You should use words symbols, pictures and numerical examples in your definition. (suggestion gliffy is an excellent tool for adding detail to your definition.)

Percents can also be converted into a fraction, decimal or into a ratio.

Question 2
How are three fifths (3/5), 3:2, 60% and 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer.

3/5, 3:2, 60% and 0.6 are the same because they are all equivalents.

Question 3
Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent tool to animate the many different ways to finding the answer.)

Question 4
Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages. Leave a comment behind and add the link with a review (What the post was talking about....yes you have to read the post and why others should read the post) Hint In the side bar there are links to other schools. Three of them have done work on percentages!

If you ever need help with converting fractions, decimals, percents and ratios, this blog teaches you those basic elements of converting numbers. Also, the posts are really well done and easy to understand.
https://beta.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=28281661&postID=2980960493616467332
My comment is still not shown. Maybe it'll take awhile.

Question 5
The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not?

This answer all depends on how many students are in their class.

But let's just say that there are 45 students in Ms. Stanzi's class and 40 students in Ms. Lowery's class.

There may be 55% of Ms. Lowrey's class that met their reading goal but that doesn't mean there are more students in her class.

Question 6
Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following question. Once you have explained and illustrated what the means solve it.

a) 16 is 40% of what number?

b) What is 120% of 30?

### Maryrose's Percentage Growing Post! :)

Question 1:
What is a good definition of Percent?
You should use words symbols, pictures and numerical examples in you definition. (suggestion gliffy is an excellent tool for adding detail to your definition.)
A percent is a representation of an equivalent/number out of 100.

BubbleShare

Question 2:
How are three fifths (3/5), 3:2, 60% and 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer.

They are equivalent and are the same
subtract 5-3 from the fraction 3/5 and gives you the ratio 3:2
divide 3/5 and it would give you the decimal 0.6
fraction of 3/5 to 60 %

How I got this; Since the circle is 100 percent and I need to get 60%. I divided 100 by 5 and I got 20 %, so I put 20% in each separated piece and put the percentage of each side. I added the left side and i got 60% and then when i added the right side i got 40%.

Question 3:
Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent tool to animate the many different ways of finding these answers).

Question 4:
Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages. Leave a comment behind and add the link with a review (What the post was talking about....yes you would have to read the post and why others should read the post) Hint in the side bar there are links to other schools. Three of them have done work on percentages!

http://linden8z.blogspot.com/

I think this site is a really good that deals with percentages. They talked about reducing, cross multiplying, and ratios. The posts were well done. :)

Question 5:
The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not.

Ok , lets just say that Ms.Stanzi has more students in her class than Ms.Lowrey's class. So like Ms. Stanzi might have had like about maybe say 50 students and Ms. Lowrey had 40 students in her class.

Ms. Stanzi's class : 50% of 50 - 50/2=25
Ms. Lowrey's class : 55% of 40 - 40/100=0.4x55=22

So there were more students in Ms.Stanzi's class that met their reading goal for the month.!

Question 6:
Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means solve it.