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Ratio, proportion and percentages

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Ratio, proportion and percentages

From politics to cookery, ratios, proportions and percentages are part of everyday life. This free course is designed to help you become more familiar with how figures can be manipulated, then you can check whether that discount really is as big as they claim!

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • work with simple ratios
  • convert between fractions, decimals and percentages
  • explain the meaning of ratio, proportion and percentage
  • find percentages of different quantities
  • calculate percentage increases and decreases.

First Published: 10/10/2012

Updated: 16/04/2019

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