## Intro to Percents

Summary

The content provides a comprehensive guide on understanding and converting percents, decimals, and fractions, essential for GRE prep.

- Percents are fundamentally fractions or decimals, with the term originating from the Latin 'per centum', meaning per 100.
- Converting between percents and decimals involves moving the decimal point two places, with the direction dependent on the conversion.
- Changing percents to fractions is straightforward by placing the percent over 100 and simplifying if necessary.
- Converting fractions to percents can be more complex and often requires converting the fraction to a decimal first.
- Approximating percents from fractions or division is a useful skill, especially for the GRE, and involves strategic multiplication for easier conversion.

Chapters

00:00

Introduction to Percents

01:17

Converting Percents to Decimals

02:38

Converting Fractions to Percents

04:02

Approximating Percents from Fractions