Posted on Thursday 6 June, 2013 by Mr H

In this topic you will learn how to:

- carry out calculations involving percentages in appropriate contexts, e.g. compound interest, appreciation/depreciation
- round calculated values using significant figures

Class exercises: Int2 Unit 1 – Calculations Involving Percentages

Homework: Outcome 1.1 – Calculations Involving Percentages – due Thursday 13th June

If you have missed any of the topic or would like extra explanation and practice please look at these revision notes from the Maths4Scotland Int2 website:

Compound Interest

Appreciation/Depreciation and Reversing

Please comment below if you have any questions about the homework exercise or the topic.

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Filed under: Intermediate 2 | Tagged: Int2, percentages | 1 Comment »

Posted on Monday 6 September, 2010 by Mr H

New Topic: Percentage Calculations

By the end of this topic you will be able to:

Calculate percentages using decimal values (e.g. 70% = 0.7)

Calculate percentage increase/decrease

Apply a percentage increase/decrease repeatedly

Understand the terms profit/loss, appreciation/depreciation

Know the difference between simple interest and compound interest

Apply knowledge to solve problems in context

Filed under: 4th Year | Tagged: interest, money, National 5, percentages | 3 Comments »

Posted on Tuesday 15 September, 2009 by Mr H

**Task 1: **

Shaded Percentage Quiz

Start at Level A and show your teacher your score at the end of the level

**Task 2a:**

Match Decimals to Percentages

Click Start then choose “Decimals and percentages”

**Task 2b:**

Decimals & Percentages Quiz

Start at Level A and show your teacher your score at the end of the level

**Task 3a:**

Match Fractions to Percentages

**Task 3b:**

Fractions & Percentages Quiz

Start at Level A and show your teacher your score at the end of the level

Filed under: 2nd Year | Tagged: decimals, fractions, percentages | 2 Comments »