# Meaning of a percent

Explain the meaning of a percent
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Questions #: 7
Time: 5 minutes
Pass Score: 80.0%
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#### Percent as a fraction

You can think of a percent as the (1) of a fraction (or ratio) that has a denominator of (2) drag and drop the selected option to the right place or type it instead
numerator
denominator
100
1000
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#### Origin of word percent

The word percent is formed from the prefix per, which means 1($), and the suffix cent, which comes from the Latin word centum, meaning 2($)

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#### In the below figure there are 100 squares and 93 of them are shaded Write number only

Percent of shaded squares = %

Percent of non-shaded squares = %

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#### What is the percent of the shaded squares in the below boxes

The first box has 100 shaded squares and the second box has 21 shaded squares POINTS (1)

#### A coin was tossed 100 times and it landed heads up 51 times

1. What percent of the time did the coin land heads up? %
2. What percent of the time did it land tails up? %

Write numbers only

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