# 6.1: Percents

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Decimal

Decimal

In common use, a decimal refers to part of a whole number. The numbers to the left of a decimal point represent whole numbers, and each number to the right of a decimal point represents a fractional part of a power of one-tenth. For instance: The decimal value 1.24 indicates 1 whole unit, 2 tenths, and 4 hundredths (commonly described as 24 hundredths).fraction

fraction

A fraction is a part of a whole. A fraction is written mathematically as one value on top of another, separated by a fraction bar. It is also called a*rational number*.

Proportion

Proportion

A proportion is an equation that shows two equivalent ratios.### Image Attributions

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Recognize a percent as a ratio whose denominator is 100

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