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Teaching mathematics
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3 Approaches to teaching percentages

Percentages are typically easier to handle than fractions as they are effectively fractions with a denominator of 100 (hence ‘per cent’ which means ‘out of one hundred’). This makes it very easy to compare the size of percentages. But remember that, for example, 1% of a large amount could well be bigger than 10% of a small amount.