Access Point #: MAFS.6.RP.1.AP.3dArchived Access Point

Calculate a percentage of a quantity as rate per 100 using models (e.g., percent bars or 10 x 10 grids).

Essential Understandings


  • State a relationship to a quantity out of 100. These will need to be very small concrete numbers (e.g., select three from an object bundle of 100).
  • Understand that a fraction is expressed as a percentage by converting it to an equivalent fraction with a denominator of 100.
  • Express a percentage as a fraction (a/100).
  • Understand that hundreds (base ten fractions) and percentages are the same, though the symbolic notation is different.
  • Understand the following concepts, symbols, and vocabulary: ratio, equivalent, percent, percentage.
General Information
Number: MAFS.6.RP.1.AP.3d
Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14
Cluster: Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems. (Major Cluster)

Clusters should not be sorted from Major to Supporting and then taught in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.

Related Standards

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Related Courses

This access point is part of these courses.
1205010: M/J Grade 6 Mathematics
1205020: M/J Accelerated Mathematics Grade 6
1205500: Explorations in Mathematics 1
1204000: M/J Foundational Skills in Mathematics 6-8
7812015: Access M/J Grade 6 Mathematics
7912110: Fundamental Explorations in Mathematics 1

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