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Teachers' Lounge Discussion: Converting whole numbers and decimals to percents

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From: Loyd

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2004011018:28:01
Subject: Re: i need help

On 2004011017:30:20, isaac wrote: > >to whom it may concern > >i have a problem. there are 206 bones in the body. and im supposed to >make a piegraph of each thing in this list: > >29 >25 >60 >60 (again) >26 >4 >2 > >how do i convert these numbers to decimals then to percents? please >help me. > Just divide each pie sector by the total. For example, 29 divided by 206 = 29/206=0.141 approximately. Just do the same thing for each of the other numbers and you will have your decimals.

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