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Finding Percentages By Using Ratio Method

6.RP.A.3
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Grade 6 Ratios - 6.RP.A.3

How to Find Percentages by Using Ratio Method - The ratio is one of the simplest ways of comparing any two parts of a whole. You might use ration for comparing the number of boys to the number of girls present in the class. To convert a ration in percentage form, there are simple steps that you need to follow in order to make the most of it. What you need to do is simply divide m by n and then carry out simple multiply the result by 100. For instance, the ratio is 12:4 convert it to the form of 12/4, which will turn into a solvable equation. After that, we need to multiply the result by 100 in order to get the percentage. A ration is often expressed in the form of m : n, or in simple terms, it is represented as m/n. To convert ratio in percentage form, you simply need to divide m by n and then simply multiply it by 100. For example, if the ration provided to you is 12:4, then you can convert it in 12/4, which is easily solvable. After that, the last stage involves multiplying the results by 100 to get the percentage. 12 รท 4 = 3 | 3 x 100 = 300%. These worksheets and lessons teach students how to percentage values by using the ratio method.

Printable Worksheets And Lessons


  • Step By Step Lesson- Use the percentages to your advantage to find out how many trees are ready for Autumn.
  • Guided Lesson - We rock the box with this drill and skill method.
  • Guided Lesson Explanation - The hardest part of this for kids is determining where it piece of the puzzle goes.
  • Worksheet 1 - Cross multiplication isn't a universal skill for most teachers.
  • Worksheet 2 - Make sure to criss cross the ratios to find the final value.


Homework Sheets

Kids always forget the division part of cross multiplication.

  • Homework 1 - Find the percentage of the following numbers using ratio method.
  • Homework 2 - To use this method we convert the percentage to a fraction and then place our integer under an unknown variable (x).
  • Homework 3 - To change a percentage to a fraction, just put that value over one hundred.



Practice Worksheets

Some people have a real knack for multiplication and division and this is their strategy of choice.

  • Practice 1 - Match the percentage value that is convert in a ratio of the value over x.
  • Practice 2 - Make sure to round your final based on the directions.
  • Practice 3 - You can approach these several ways, but follow the directions.



Math Skill Quizzes

The quizzes have, very softly, more difficult problems to work with.

  • Quiz 1 - A good quick quiz of what you know.
  • Quiz 2 - See if you have mastered this topic.