Percents Greater than 100%

Percents Greater than 100%

Too Much Rain

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Too Much Rain

The city of Valley View normally gets 20 inches of rain per year.

Last year the city got 25 inches of rain.

Think of using percents to compare 25 inches of rain as a percent of the normal rainfall.

  • Will this be greater than or less than 100%?
  • What strategies can be used to solve this problem?
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