# Surf for More Math

## Lesson 6 - Percents as Special Ratios

To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Percents as Special Ratios, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.

### Goal

Understand the meaning of percent.

### Builds Upon

Student Book pages 368-369

### Instructions for Use

Fraction Pie prompts students to represent the relationship between decimals, percent, and fractions.

To use Fraction Pie, click on the pull-down menu and choose 'set model'. Drag the sliders to change the value of the denominator and numerator. Changing the slider corresponds to changes in the model, fraction, decimal and percent given.

Converting a Fraction to a Percent prompts students to find what percent the fraction represents.

To use Converting a Fraction, click the 'Start' button. Input the numbers in the proper text box. Click the 'Check ' button to see if the answer is correct.

Converting Percent to Decimals prompts students to convert percent to decimals.

To use Converting Percent to Decimals, click the 'Start' button. Input the numbers in the proper text box. Click the 'Check ' button to see if the answer is correct.