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>** Solving Percent Problems Using the Percent Box**** < **you are here

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square is

marked “percent”. Finally, the bottom right square is always

filled in with “100”.

After placing the numbers in the appropriate squares, cross-

multiply the numbers

in the two filled-in squares that are diagonal from each other.

Divide the answer

by the leftover number.

out of finding where to put each of the

numbers in a percent problem.

squares.

“is/part”.

Finding the Part using the percent Box

Percent Box

Finding the percent using the percent Box

Finding the whole using the percent Box

Finding Percent of Increase OR Decrease

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