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This is an annotated list of online games, worksheets, and tutorials related to percent and percentage. I have tried to gather only the best, to make sure they are truly useful for my site visitors!


Games and tools

Virtual Manipulative: Percentages
Interactive tool where you fill in any two of the three 'boxes' (whole, part, and percent) and it will calculate the missing part and show the result visually in two ways.
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_160_g_2_t_1.html

Mission: Magnetite
Hacker tries to drop magnetite on Motherboard. To stop him, match up percentages, fractions, and images showing fractional parts.
http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/media/games/percent/index.html

Fractions and Percent Matching Game
A simple matching game: match fractions and percentages.
www.mathplayground.com/matching_fraction_percent.html

Math Mammoth Percent
A self-teaching worktext for 5th-7th grade that covers percent, percentage of a number, discounts, sales tax, percent of change, and comparisons with percent. Available both as a download ($3.20) and as a printed copy.
www.mathmammoth.com/percent.php

Fraction/Decimal/Percent Jeopardy
Answer the questions correctly, changing between fractions, decimals, and percentages.
www.quia.com/cb/34887.html

Flower Power
Grow flowers and harvest them to make money in this addictive order-'em-up game. Practice ordering decimals, fractions, and percentages. The game starts with ordering decimals (daisies), and proceeds into fractions (tulips or roses).
www.mangahigh.com/games/flowerpower

Percent Shopping
Choose toys to purchase. In level 1, you find the sale price when the original price and percent discount are known. In level 2, you find the percent discount when the original price and the sale price are known.
www.mathplayground.com/percent_shopping.html


Key to Percents workbook series

Key to Percents Workbooks

Key to Percents first emphasizes mental computation and estimation skills--since most work with percents is done without pencil and paper. Then students are taught to solve percent problems using equal fractions and decimal multiplication. Finally, percents are used to solve word problems in a variety of applications. Key to Percents assumes only a knowledge of fraction and decimal computation. Book 1 covers Percent Concepts. Book 2 covers Percents and Fractions. Book 3 covers Percents and Decimals.

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Penguin Waiter
Simple game where you calculate the correct tip to leave the penguin waiter.
www.funbrain.com/penguin

Compare Fractions and Percentages Game
Drag numbers to the blackboard to make percentages and fractions, and the program then colors that part of a quantity so you can compare them. You can choose between many different models to do this (pizza, group of people, pitcher, chocolate bar).
www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/game/ma18comp-game-percentages-and-fractions-side-by-side

Worksheets & quizzes for percentages, ratios, and proportions
Several online quizzes and a few PDF worksheets for these topics.
www.math4children.com/Topics/Percentages

Convert percent to decimal worksheets
Percent of number worksheets
Percentage word problem worksheets
Create an unlimited number of free customizable percent worksheets to print.
www.homeschoolmath.net/worksheets/percent-decimal.php
www.homeschoolmath.net/worksheets/percent-of-number.php
www.homeschoolmath.net/worksheets/percentages-words.php

Proportioner
An interactive tool (Java). Manipulate images and compare their dimensions to the dimensions of other images. Specify image dimensions graphically, numerically or using a scale factor.
http://seeingmath.concord.org/resources_files/Proportioner.html


Tutorials

Percent
A lesson about the basic concept of percent and how to change fractions to percents; also includes a video.
www.homeschoolmath.net/teaching/percent/percent.php

Percentage of a number using mental math
Learn how to find a percentage of a number using mental math; also includes a video.
www.homeschoolmath.net/teaching/percent/percent_of_number_mental_math.php

Percentage of a number
Learn how to calculate a percentage of a number; also includes a video.
www.homeschoolmath.net/teaching/percent/percent_of_number_using_decimals.php

"What percentage..." / "How many percent...?"
Learn how to solve "What percentage..." / "How many percent...?" questions in this easy lesson; also includes a video.
www.homeschoolmath.net/teaching/percent/what_percentage.php

Basics of percent of change
The basic formula for percent of change is (difference/original) = percentage. Watch two videos that explain the basics and also show applications of this concept.
www.homeschoolmath.net/teaching/percent/percent_of_change.php

Grid and Percent It
Explanation of how to use a 10 x 10 grid to explain basic concept of percent, AND solve various types of percent problems.
illuminations.nctm.org/Lesson.aspx?id=960

PERCENTAGE from Maisonet Math
Includes PDF worksheets, online quizzes, and videos about various percent topics.
www.mrmaisonet.com/Menu_Pages/percentage_page.htm

Meaning of Percent
Writing Fractions as Percents
Percents and Proportions
Free percent lessons from Math Goodies. Their CD has many more.
www.mathgoodies.com/lessons

Money Math
A crystal-clear tutorial on interest.
www.intmath.com/Money-Math/Money-Maths.php

Using the Proportion Method to Solve Percent Problems
Clear illustration of the proportion method, how to solve it, and online practice exercises.
amby.com/educate/math/4-2_prop.html


Key to Percents workbook series

Key to Percents Workbooks

Key to Percents first emphasizes mental computation and estimation skills--since most work with percents is done without pencil and paper. Then students are taught to solve percent problems using equal fractions and decimal multiplication. Finally, percents are used to solve word problems in a variety of applications. Key to Percents assumes only a knowledge of fraction and decimal computation. Book 1 covers Percent Concepts. Book 2 covers Percents and Fractions. Book 3 covers Percents and Decimals.

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