# Worksheet on Finding Percentage

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.

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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