Unit 1, Lesson 25# A Fraction as a Percent

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Then, students should use the ratios to help them discuss and work through the two claims. When the class comes back together, this could be a good time to discuss why a part-to-whole ratio is more useful when comparing statements that include percents. Help to mold the discussion so students see that percentages are based on part-to-whole ratios. Since percents are out of 100, the two are equivalent.