# Percent word problems

5 videos

1 skill

You paid $5.00 for some tanning lotion (do people still buy tanning lotion?) after a 35% discount. You want to know the full price so you can pat yourself on the back for how good of a deal you got. In this tutorial, we'll practice organizing the given information and constructing basic algebraic equations to tackle fascinating, and real-life, percentage problems. These are fun and we'll explain every step along the way!

### Percent word problem example 1

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6:18 minutes

We're putting a little algebra to work to find the full price when you know the discount price in this percent word problem.

### Percent word problem example 2

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2:49 minutes

It's nice to practice conversion problems, but how about applying our new knowledge of percentages to a real life problem like recycling? Hint: don't forget your long division!

### Percent word problem example 3

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3:29 minutes

You're given the percent in this example and asked to find the whole number represented by the percent.

### Percent word problem example 4

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4:37 minutes

This word problem is expressed simply which can be confusing to some. Take your time and focus on the what is being asked for.

### Percent word problem example 5

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5:26 minutes

In this example, you working with us to find the number that is expressed as a given percentage.We'll create a simple algebraic equation to solve!

### Percentage word problems 1

PRACTICE PROBLEMS