Fractions, Decimals and Percents
Two musicians describe the numbers in music and demonstrate how musical phrases are divided and how rhythm can be expressed as a fraction. One of the musicians tells of a percentage problem that cost him money. A baker says he has to understand the proportion of ingredients in order to bake, describes the -baker's percentage,- and reveals how he figures fractions. Other workers show how and why they work with fractions, decimals, percentages, and rates.
Download the Workforce Essential Skills Synopsis (pdf) or find out more about Workplace Essential Skills