# EXPRESS A NUMBER AS A PERCENTAGE OF ANOTHER WORKSHEET

Express the first quantity as a percentage of the second :

Problem 1 :

10 km, 50 km

Solution

Problem 2 :

€2, €8

Solution

Problem 3 :

300 m, 0.7 km

Solution

Problem 4 :

60 cents, \$2

Solution

Problem 5 :

8 months, 2 years

Solution

Problem 6 :

50 g, 1.2 kg

Solution

Problem 7 :

24 min, 2 hours

Solution

Problem 8 :

0.5 m, 25 cm

Solution

Problem 9 :

5 mg, 2 g

Solution

Problem 10 :

3 weeks, 15 days

Solution

 1)  20%2) 25%3) 42.9%4)  30%5)  33% 6)  4.2%7)  20%8)  200%9) 0.25%10)  140%

Problem 1 :

For every 50 students at Hightown School, 29 are girls.

(a) Work out 29 as a percentage of 50.

1000 students attend Hightown School.

(b) How many girls attend Hightown School?

Solution

Problem 2 :

David receives \$5 from his Grandmother. He gives \$2 to his sister. Write down \$2 as a percentage of \$5.

Solution

Problem 3 :

Roger scores 6 out of 8 in a quiz. Work out his score as a percentage.

Solution

Problem 4 :

Susan brings 500 flapjacks to a local fair. Susan sells 450 of the flapjacks. What percentage of the flapjacks did Susan sell?

Solution

Problem 5 :

Write 94 out of 200 as a percentage.

Solution

Problem 6 :

Colin gains 13 out of 20 in a class test. Work out his mark as a percentage.

Solution

Problem 7 :

There are 600 people at a football match. There 222 children at the match. Write 222 out of 600 as a percentage.

Solution

Problem 8 :

Bryan buys a car costing \$15000. He pays a deposit \$6000. What is \$6000 as a percentage of \$15000?

Solution

Problem 9 :

The price of a cinema ticket is reduced from \$8 to \$7.50 Calculate the reduction as a percentage of the original price

Solution

Problem 10 :

The population of a country is 2.85 x 10⁶. The number of people that own a rabbit is 1.24 x 10⁵. Calculate the percentage of the population that own a rabbit.

Solution

1)  580 girls are there.

2) 40%

3)  75%

4)  90%

5)  45%

6)  65%

7)  37%

8)  40%

9)  6.25%

10)  4.35%

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