In worksheet on finding percentage (%) we will practice various types of questions on calculating percentage. To answer the questions review ‘how much percentage one quantity is of another?’ and ‘percentage of a number’ before practicing the sheet.

**1. In each case given below; express the first quantity as the percent of the second:**

(i) 4, 16

(ii) 0.2, 1

(iii) 60 ¢, $ 2.40

(iv) 70 cm, 3.5 m

(v) 500 gm, 2 kg

**2. Find the percentage
change from first quantity to the second:**

(i) $ 80, $ 120

(ii) 75 kg, 60 kg

(iii) 50 cm, 45 cm

**3. A class has 30 boys
and 20 girls. Find:**

(i) the percentage of girls in the class.

(ii) the percentage of boys in the class.

(iii) percentage of number of boys as compared with number of girls.

**4.** A man left behind $ 20,000 in cash. Of
this, 20 % was to be given in charity and the remaining divided equally between
his two sons. Determine the amount to be given charity and to each of his sons.

**5.** A student secures 40 % of the maximum
marks to pass. He gets 60 marks and fails by 20 marks. Find the maximum marks.

**6.** Allowing a discount of 12 %, the price
of a washing machine is $ 6,160. What is the original price?

**7.** A man’s net income, after paying income
tax at 20 % is $ 55,640. Find his gross income.

**8.** Mrs. Sharma went to the market with $
800 in her purse. When she returned back to her home, $ 240 were still left in
her purse. How much percent of her money did she spend in the market?

**9.** Out of 900 identical articles, 60 % are
sold and 135 were spoiled. Find the percentage of the remaining article on the
whole.

**10.** Out of 1,200 identical articles, 47
% are given to A and 35 % are given to B. Find the actual number of remaining
articles.

**11.** A boy gets 150 marks out of a total
of 200. Express his score as percent.

Answers for the worksheet on finding percentage (%) are given below to check the exact answers of the above questions.

**Answers:**

**1.** (i) 25 %

(ii) 20 %

(iii) 25 %

(iv) 20 %

(v) 25 %

**2.** (i) 50 % increase

(ii) 20 % decrease

(iii) 10 % decrease

**3.** (i) 40 %

(ii) 60 %

(iii) 150 %

**4.** $4,000, $8,000, $8,000

**5.** 200

**6.** $ 7,000

**7.** $ 69,550

**8.** 70 %

**9.** 25 %

**10.** 216

**11. **75 %

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