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# Using Percent Equations

Objective Learn to solve percent problems involving percents.

There are many practical problems that use the concept of percent. In this lesson, you will be shown several ways that percents are used. There are good reasons for using percents rather than fractions. Here is a rather easy example.

## Using Percents

Example 1

Which fraction is greater, or ?

Solution

First, write each fraction as a percent. Then compare the percentages. Remember that a percent is a ratio that compares a number to 100.

 4 Â· 100 = 7 Â· x Write the cross products. Divide each side by 7. 57.1