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ERIC Number: EJ577980
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1046-3364
The Teaching of Percent.
Szymanski, T.
Research and Teaching in Developmental Education, v15 n1 p101-03 Fall 1998
Proposes looking at the percent symbol (%) as an operator, which means to divide any number in front of it by 100. Stresses the importance of using correct words to describe the numbers generated in percent calculations. Explains how to (1) calculate percent using equivalent fractions; (2) divide fraction numerators by denominators, retaining the percent symbol; and (3) instruct students on using a calculator. (AS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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