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Percent word problem: recycling cans (Full video)

Khan Academy
Supporting grades: 6

Description: It's nice to practice conversion problems, but how about applying our new knowledge of percentages to a real life problem like recycling? Hint: don't forget your long division! Created by Sal Khan. What percent of cans are recycled? Since we're going to get a value less than 1, let's put a decimal right over here. And we could say, hey, look, 20 goes into 13 zero times.

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