**Intro to Percents **

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Summary

The content provides a comprehensive guide on understanding and converting percents, decimals, and fractions, essential for ACT exam preparation.

- Percents are fundamentally fractions with a denominator of 100, derived from the Latin 'per centum'.
- Converting between percents and decimals involves moving the decimal point two places, with the direction dependent on the conversion.
- Changing percents to fractions is straightforward, requiring the percent to be placed over 100 and simplified if necessary.
- Converting fractions to percents can be more complex and often requires converting the fraction to a decimal first.
- Approximating percents from fractions or division is a useful skill, with strategies provided for making close estimations.

Chapters

00:00

Introduction to Percents

01:17

Converting Percents and Decimals

02:38

Converting Fractions to Percents

04:07

Approximating Percents from Fractions