# EXPRESS ONE QUANTITY AS PERCENTAGE OF ANOTHER WORD PROBLEMS WORKSHEET

Problem 1 :

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

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

(b) 1000 students attend Hightown School. 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 :

There are 400 beads in a bag. 140 of the 400 beads are yellow. Work out 140 as a percentage of 400

Solution

Problem 10 :

James scored 30 out of 90 in a music test. He scored 48 out of 150 in a drama test. James scored 35 out of 120 in an art test. In which test did James score the highest percentage? You must show your workings

Solution

1)  Total number of girls in total of 1000 students is 580.

2)  40% of money he gives to his sister.

3)  he scores 75%.

4) 90%

5)  47 %

6) 65%

7) 37%

8) 40% of the amount he is paying as deposit.

9)  35%

10)  Percentage in music test = 33.3%

Percentage in drama test = 32%

Percentage in art test = 29.1%

In music test he got high score.

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