Understanding Percent Change

Percent Increase and Decrease

Formative Assessment

Summary of the Math: Percent Increase and Decrease

Write a summary about using percent increase and decrease—as well as decimal and fraction multipliers—to show increases and decreases in quantities.


Check your summary.

  • Do you explain how to calculate a percent increase and a percent decrease?
  • Do you explain how you can represent percent increase and decrease using decimal and fraction multipliers?