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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Am I right this time and how do you put more then one question in one post can you show me please

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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So are the last two right or not and yes I can now put them all in one post ok what is next please

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Am I right this time

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Am I right this time if not why what next

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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I am preparing a large post. Give me 10 minutes.

Bob

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Ok will stay on here for a wile ok

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi bob mandy here I will do this by tomorrow ok send me message back please

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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I can't insert the fraction, decimal and percentage work as an image however here is a plain text version of the latest set of practice questions for you. Each series of minus signs represents an item for you to try and work out.

Fraction Decimal Percentage

1/2 ---------- ------------

------- 0.25 ------------

3/20 ---------- ------------

-------- 0.45 75%

5/8 ----------- ------------

-------- 0.375 ------------

-------- ----------- 98%

7/40 ------------ ------------

------- 0.675 ------------

------- ------------ 60%

22/50 ------------ ------------

------- 0.12 ------------

------- ------------ 100%

*Last edited by SteveB (2014-08-24 22:45:39)*

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi Steve mandy here I have done the maths home work. Sent you and bob buddy an email hope you got it? let me know please

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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I have sent an email reply you with some marking. You are doing very well. Be careful about the fact that you tend to multiply by 1000 rather than 100 for some of the percentages. If you have something like 0.625 then the percentage is 62.5% not 625% for instance. We need to build up your intuition so that you know when you have made this mistake. However very good progress and good use of technology there with the spreadsheet. A lot of maths can be done on spreadsheets.

*Last edited by SteveB (2014-08-25 00:25:58)*

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**SteveB****Member**- Registered: 2013-03-07
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The latest set of questions are as follows:

Fraction Decimal Percentage

4/5 --------- -----------

1/12 --------- -----------

6/7 --------- -----------

1/3 --------- -----------

---------- 0.65 -----------

---------- 0.16 -----------

---------- 0.55 -----------

---------- ---------- 60%

---------- ---------- 40%

---------- ---------- 20%

---------- ---------- 80%

My apologies by the way about 1/12, 6/7 and 1/3

I realise that these need rounding.

I should try to round them to 2 decimal places if you can.

See if you can format the text in the spreadsheet,

but don't worry if you can't.

*Last edited by SteveB (2014-08-25 21:41:23)*

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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1/8 = 12.5% = 0.125

3/8 = 37.5% = 0.375

5/8 = 62.5 % = 0.625

52/200 = 26 % = 0.26

44/400 = 11 % = 0.11

55/500 = 11 % = 0.11

7/8 = 87.5 % = 0.875

7/40 = 17.5 % = 0.175

27/40 = 67.5 % = 0.675

are these right let me know please

*Last edited by mandy jane (2014-08-25 03:00:18)*

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Bob

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi bob to change a percentage into a decimal you devied the percentage by 100 and then to get it back you times the decimal by 100 am i right let me know please

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi bob I am get tired so I will be back on here tomorrow can you some work for me to do please

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Bob

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**mandy jane****Member**- Registered: 2010-09-23
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Hi bob here are the answers for you

Q1 25% = 0.25

Q2 67% = 0.67

Q3 80.5% = 0.805

Q4 1.05% = 0.001

Q5 0.1% = 0.001

Q6 0.55 = 55%

Q7 0.85 = 85%

Q8 0.01 = 1%

Q9 0.001 = 0.1

Q10 1.00 = 100%

Are these right or not?

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Q4. 1.05% is not 0.001

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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