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## Monday, December 12, 2011

### Scribe post for pages 135-137 Questions (1,3,11)

1. Kaitlyn and Jordan are converting 0.003 to a percent.
Who is correct? Show how you know.
Kaitlyn: Jordan:
0.003 = 3% 0.003 = 0.3%

Jordan is correct he is correct because you have to convert a decimal to a percent. You do that by multiplying by 100.

3. Teammates 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 ﬁ ve times as many goals as the
other team. Can they both be correct? Explain how you know.

Yes they can both be correct. They can both be correct because 100% multiplied 5 times equals 500%. So in one each 5 represents 100%.

11. Express the shaded portion of each diagram
as a fraction, a decimal, and a percent.

a) Fraction: 17 I couldn't get a fraction line in the middle so yeah
25

Decimal:0.68
Percent: 68%

b) Fraction: 9
24
0.375
Decimal:Percent: 37.5%

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