Questions - Percentages


1) What is a Percentage ?
Percent means out of 100.
So 20% means 20 out of 100 or (20/100) as a fraction


2) How do we Convert a Percentage to a Decimal ?
Divide the percentage by 100 to get a decimal number.


3) How do we Convert a Percentage to a Fraction ?
Divide the percentage by 100 to get a decimal number
Use that number as the numerator (top) of a fraction. Put a 1 in the denominator (bottom) of the fraction.


4) What is Percentage Change ?



5) What is Percentage Increase ?



6) What is Percentage Decrease ?



7) How many people can the concert hall hold in total ?
A concert hall has sold 60% of its tickets
There are 28 tickets that remain unsold.
60% sold
40% not sold = 28
total = (28/4) * 10 = (7*10) = 70 people


8) What percentage of all the pupils play both the violin and piano ?
70% of all the pupils play violin
80% of all the pupils play piano
What is the largest possible answer ?
What is the smallest possible answer ?


9) Calculate 16% of 50 ?



10) What is 15% more than 100 ?



11) What is 26% as a decimal ?




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