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Hi, Mathletes! In this module, you will gain understanding about percentage, rate or percent and base. These terms are commonly used everywhere, such as in food shops, grocery stores, internet, and advertisements. Understanding these terms will help you identify them in a given problem. To understand percentage, rate and base, you need to use your knowledge of fractions, ratios and decimals. Also, understanding proportional relationships is needed in this lesson.
After going through this module, you are expected to:
1. define percentage, rate, and base.
Are you ready to begin? Let us check what you know about percentage, rate and base.