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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