**1. Can you have MORE than 100%?**

Yes. 200% of something is double what you started with.

150% is half as much more than you had to start with.

1000% is ten times as much as you had!

**2. What is the quickest way to decrease, say, 120 by 5%?**

You could find 5% of 120 and then subtract it from 120 but... the

QUICKESTway is to multiply 120 by 0.95.

**3. When you do division of fractions, which ones do you turn upside down ?**

All except the first one. And remember that the operation is changed from division to multiplication.

**4. Can you cancel two numbers both on the top lines of fractions?**

No, cancelling

HASto be between a number the top line and any number on the bottom line. (This can be done diagonally.)

**5. When adding fractions, is it best to change mixed numbers to improper fractions?**

Yes, unless the calculation is

VERYeasy, mixed numbers should be changed to improper fractions for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.