## Number Sense and Percents

Summary
The essence of the content revolves around developing number sense to efficiently handle percentages without the need for a calculator, emphasizing pattern recognition and mental math.
• Number sense is an intuitive understanding of numbers and arithmetic patterns, crucial for mathematical proficiency.
• Developing number sense involves curiosity and engagement with math, allowing for the recognition and application of numerical patterns.
• A key strategy for handling percentages involves starting with finding 10% of a whole number, and sometimes 1%, to simplify calculations.
• This method is presented as both a logical and creative approach, accessible to learners at different levels of mathematical comfort.
• Practical examples illustrate how to apply this method to solve percentage problems efficiently, encouraging practice without a calculator.
Chapters
00:01
Introduction to Number Sense
00:37
Developing a Strategy for Percents
01:21
Practical Applications and Examples
03:57
Encouragement for Practice