## Number Sense and Percents

Summary
The essence of the content revolves around developing number sense to efficiently handle percentage problems without the need for a calculator, emphasizing pattern recognition and logical reasoning.
• Number sense is an intuitive understanding of numbers and arithmetic patterns, crucial for solving math problems efficiently.
• Developing number sense involves curiosity and engagement with math, noticing and applying patterns to solve problems.
• A key strategy for handling percents is to start by finding 10% of a number, and sometimes 1%, to simplify calculations.
• This approach is presented as both a logical and creative method, accessible to learners at different levels of math proficiency.
• Practical examples illustrate how to apply this method to solve percentage problems quickly and without a calculator.
Chapters
00:00
Introduction to Number Sense
00:43
Applying Number Sense to Percents
01:34
Practical Examples
03:57
Practice and Application