# Writing Percentages

The start of the lesson is used to review converting fractions to percentages using equivalences.The development phase builds on this by using equivalent fractions and calculator methods to write one number as a percentage of another.In the plenary students are challenged to link percentages with compound areas.
##### Differentiated Learning Objectives
• All students should be able to write one number as a percentage of another using equivalent fractions.
• Most students should be able to write one number as a percentage of another using written and calculator methods
• Some students should be able to calculate the one number as a percentage of another from problems given in context.
SKU: 162

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