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Percentages and ratios

Learning Outcomes

If you work through this section you should be able to:

  • Understand percentages and their relation to fractions and decimals.
  • Solve problems by calculating percentages and applying these practically.
  • Apply the rules of percentages to calculate different types of interest.
  • Understand what a ratio is and where they are used.
  • Perform calculations using ratios.
  • Express proportions as ratios.

Reflection sheet

This downloadable reflection sheet can be used to help you reflect on your learning. It can also be used as evidence of learning and included in your portfolio or PDP (Personal Development Plan).

Reflection sheet document

If you would like to use the reflection sheet, complete the first page now. When you have finished working through this section complete the second page.

Further resources about how to reflect on your learning are available in the Reflection theme.