How to do percentages in less than 2 hours

Learn the simple techniques to improve your skills in percentages today! Everything you need to know is clearly shown.
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  • Lectures 19
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

Watch the promo video above to see why you must join this course and how you can master all there is to know about percentages in 2 hours. (1 hour of video instruction PLUS question practice with solutions)

This course is based on my many years as a college lecturer of mathematics and seeing how many students have received so much misguided information on percentages in their previous schooling.

Many students who I have taught are able to grasp the concepts quickly and are able to solve many related problems.


Now just imagine how you are going to feel once you have finally worked out how to deal with percentages.

Whether you are a student looking to improve your math skills or a parent trying to teach your own children, any feelings of being overwhelmed just by looking at percentages is going to disappear. The entire experience is going to be quick, easy and it is also going to be fun.

Once you have completed this course it really will have an impact on your performance in school but also in the real world as percentages are used in my scenarios.

In this course you are going to master the following skills:

  • Be able to define what a percentage is
  • Understand the relationship between fractions and percentages
  • Be able to use multiple methods to answer percentage questions
  • How to quickly determine the profit or loss of anything using a simple formula
  • And more....


This is what some of my private student's have said about my teaching ability:

Alexandra Mason

Hi Sadhiv, I've just picked up my results and I've got an A* in maths!! I got 100 in my resit and 99 in C4! I found the exam really really hard, but I did it! I just wanted to let you know and thank you for all the help you gave me this year, I would not have been able to do it with out you!! I hope you are and your daughter are well, and enjoy the rest of your summer holiday! Thank you so so much, Alexandra xx

Jenny Matthews

Hi Sadhiv, Yeah I got an A*, I am so so happy! Thank you for everything you did! Jenny


With this course:

  • Price of the course will increase with demand
  • Once a member you will receive lifetime updates at no extra cost, ever
  • Any future lessons will always be free
  • If you have any questions, whether they are questions set in the course, your homework from school or a situation that you have seen in the real world related to percentages, send me a message through the discussion forum and I will get back to you


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This course is going to continue to grow with new lessons, new questions and more techniques....but also means that the price will also need to grow!

Take the course at the great price that you see today because as mentioned as the course grows so will the price.

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Take action and click on the “Take This Course” button in the top right hand side of this page and follow the instructions that are then provided

If you don't act today then classes in school will continue to be difficult or as a parent trying to help your children learn percentages will become frustrating. And remember percentages exist in the real world from real estate to buying and selling a car.


Just imagine how you are going to feel when you fully understand percentages. Any fear that you currently might have is just going to disappear!

Remember the course comes with a 30 day money back guarantee so you have no risk in taking this course.

Imagine the satisfaction you are going to feel when you are more successful when working with percentages – in school, as a teacher and in life


Take action and click on the blue “Take This Course” button now

What are the requirements?

  • You should be familiar with the cancelling of fractions. Some of the practice questions require you to use a calculator

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Choose appropriate methods to solve calculations involving percentages

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for students of all levels who are looking to either learn about calculations with percentages or those who are looking to refresh their current skills. It is also ideal for any parent who is tutoring their children on the topic. It is also suitable for those who need to gain a working knowledge of percentages for everyday life situations such as finance

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Introduction

Congratulations on joining the course and welcome

Here you will discover a little about me, some of the learning objectives and just what exactly you can expect from this course.


After this lesson you will be able to define what a percentage actually is.


Quickly and easily convert a percentage into a fraction by following a very simple rule and without the need for a calculator.


Easily change any percentage into a decimal using a simple rule.


Now we are working backwards.

If you are given a fraction how can you turn it into a percentage?

This quick video tells you how!


Working backwards once again.

If you are given a decimal then following this simple rule allows you to change any decimal into a percentage.

1 page

This handout provides an overview of section one and what you are now able to do:

  • Define a percentage
  • Convert percentages into fractions and decimals
  • Convert fractions and decimals into percentages
2 pages

After doing this exercise you will confidently be able to:

  • Given any percentage be able to convert it to the appropriate fraction or decimal
  • Given any fraction or decimal be able to convert it to the appropriate decimal
Section 2: The relationship between fractions and percentages

If you have a number of fractions how can you tell which fraction is the biggest?

Well converting each one into a percentage allows you to make a very easy comparison and this is what you will be able to do after this lesson.

2 pages

After completing this exercise you will have the confidence to write a set of numbers to a fraction and then to convert it to a percentage.

Section 3: Percentages of quantities

Let us suppose that you have $5 in your pocket and you spend 40 cents. What percentage of your money have you got left?

This lesson will allow you to express quantities as percentages but also being careful to ensure that units are always the same.


Let us suppose that you donate 10% of your salary to charity. How would you work this out?

This lesson is all about finding a percentage amount of a quantity whether that quantity is money, length or weight it does not really matter.


We all love a bargain but we need to make sure that we are always paying the price that is being asked.

Here this lesson will show you how to determine a percentage change whether something has increased or decreased.

4 pages

The specific aim of this exercise is to give you confidence in how to calculate a new amount if there has been a percentage reduction or a percentage increase.

Section 4: Increasing or decreasing by a percentage

This video shows you a simple formula that will allow you to calculate a percentage increase or decrease and the formula, if used correctly, works every time.


Here we look at how we can find the original amount of anything (money for instance) after there has been an increase or decrease.

4 pages

After completing this exercise you will have the confidence to determine percentage increases and decreases as well as be able to calculate reverse percentages.

Section 5: Putting it all together
1 page

Test what you have learnt throughout this course.

This exercise provides questions covering all topics to help you consolidate your understanding.


Follow me as I work through the questions from the last exercise and compare your working to mine.

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Instructor Biography

Sadhiv Mahandru, Mathematics Lecturer

My name is Sadhiv Mahandru and I have always been passionate about mathematics that I pursued my passion further at The University of Liverpool.

During my degree period I specialised in the field of applied mathematics or more commonly known as mechanics. I currently lecture at a post-16 college in the UK where I teach various courses in pure mathematics and mechanics.

My ultimate goal is to make maths interesting, enjoyable and fun. I engage with maths students across the world via my Twitter account where I have over 9,000 followers and I really do hope that you are able to benefit from my expertise.

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