# Grade 5 Mathematics Module: Identifying the Base, Percentage and Rate in a Problem

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Hello, Mathletes! In this module, you will be able to gain understanding and test your ability in identifying and solving for the base, percentage and rate in a problem.

As mentioned in the previous module, percentages can be seen almost everywhere – in food shops, grocery stores, and even in advertisements. Mastery to identify the base, percentage and rate in a problem is a skill that will help us in daily situations. In this module, you will be taught on the step-by-step process in identifying and solving percentage, rate or percent and base in a word problem. Challenging activities are provided in this module for you to strengthen your understanding of the lesson.

After going through this module, you are expected to:

• identify the base, percentage, and rate in word problems;
• value base, percentage and rate to understand daily life experiences; and
• solve for the base, percentage and rate.

Are you ready to learn? Wait up! Let us check first what you know about percentage, rate or percent and base.

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