This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
Good day, Mathletes! In this module, you are going to learn how to find the percentage of a number. This lesson will enrich your knowledge and skills in doing the basic operations with numbers and in changing percent to decimal or fraction and vice-versa. These skills will help you solve real-life concerns such as budgeting your daily expenses and managing your money efficiently. Challenging activities are also provided to strengthen your understanding of the lesson.
At the end of this module, you are expected to:
- find the percentage of a given problem;
- solve problems using real life situation involving percentage of a number; and
- appreciate the idea of using percentage of a number in solving word problems.
Are you ready to explore the lesson? Let us check what you know about finding the percentage of a number.