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#1551 2014-08-19 22:46:23

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#1552 2014-08-19 22:47:28

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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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#1553 2014-08-19 22:48:53

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

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#1554 2014-08-19 22:56:19

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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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#1555 2014-08-19 23:02:58

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#1556 2014-08-20 01:08:20

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Am I right this time

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#1557 2014-08-20 04:23:47

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#1558 2014-08-20 04:34:41

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Am I right this time if not why what next

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#1559 2014-08-20 06:28:14

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I am preparing a large post.  Give me 10 minutes.

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#1560 2014-08-20 06:32:23

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Ok will stay on here for a wile ok

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#1561 2014-08-20 06:57:42

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#1562 2014-08-20 07:15:43

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Hi bob mandy here I will do this by tomorrow ok send me message back please

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#1563 2014-08-24 22:36:07

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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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#1564 2014-08-25 00:08:46

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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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#1565 2014-08-25 00:11:38

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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.

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#1566 2014-08-25 01:06:24

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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.

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#1567 2014-08-25 01:42:14

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#1568 2014-08-25 02:55:48

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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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#1569 2014-08-25 04:08:49

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smile  smile  smile

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#1570 2014-08-25 04:18:40

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Bob


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#1571 2014-08-25 04:27:16

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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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#1572 2014-08-25 04:33:54

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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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#1573 2014-08-25 04:37:38

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Bob


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#1574 2014-08-26 03:05:14

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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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#1575 2014-08-26 06:24:22

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Q4. 1.05% is not 0.001


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