Posted by **nita** on Thursday, October 23, 2008 at 5:32pm.

Explain the difference between of a quantity and of a quantity.

56. Match the percents in column A with their equivalent fractions in column B.

Column A Column B

(a) (1)

(b) 5% (2)

(c) (3)

(d) (4)

(e) 60% (5)

(f ) (6)

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Explain the difference between 1/4 of a quantity and 1/4% of a quantity

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**Lilit*****, Thursday, October 23, 2008 at 5:34pm
well 1/4 is = 0.25 that is just a point or a number

but 1/4% is 0.25%

than that's just a percentage which is out of 100%.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, October 23, 2008 at 5:41pm
I don't understand the first part of your question.

1/4 (0.25) of a quantity is 1 out of 4. You might eat 1/4 of a whole pizza at a meal.

1/4% (0.0025) of a quantity is 25 parts of 10,000 or 1 part of 400. If you ate 1/4% of a pizza, you might get one small piece of pepperoni.

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