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# Question: this week we are working with ratios rates proportions and...

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This week we are working with ratios, rates, proportions and percentages. There are three parts to this discussion:

1. Give an example of how percentages are used in the workplace or in your desired field of work.
2. Select a problem from your Pre-Algebra textbook from Chapter 7 or 8 or a problem from the WIN Applied Mathematics Workbook lesson 5 & 6 that you would like clarified. Share this problem in your discussion post as well as any questions that you might have regarding this problem.
3. Review the problems your peers have posted and do your best to work them out. Show all your work, providing explanation of your computational steps.

*How do you use percentages in your life?
*What is a ratio?
*Why are ratios important?
*How are proportions related to ratios?

*How are you feeling heading toward the midpoint of your course? How can your instructor provide more assistance to you?