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# Tag: Percentages Grade 6

## Percent Word Problems–November 11, 2014

Example In Jamaica 13 out of every 20 cans are recycled. What percent of cans are recycled? are recycled. This is also the same as ; which when written in the proper form for long division becomes: Note that we are dividing a smaller number by a larger number so the answer will be less than…...

## Finding a Percentage

Remember that percentages can be written as a fraction. The number per cent over 100: 30% is the same as . See Percentage Basics. When attempting to find the percentage of a number we multiply the percentage given (written as a fraction) by the number we want to find the percentage of. Example 1 Find 20%…...

## Percentage Basics

What does percent mean? You are given a rectangle and asked to shade 30% of that rectangle. 30% written in words is 30 percent. For the purpose of this post and ease of understanding, 30 percent can also be written as 30 per cent. The suffix cent refers to 100. So essentially 30 per cent…...

## Percentages – 45 Questions

Name _____________________________ Date ___________________ (Answer ID # 0191524) Mixed ReviewWrite the percent of the shaded portion in each grid. 1. 2. Write each fraction, decimal, or ratio as a percent. 3. 50:100 4. 43 100 5. 9:100 6. 31 100 7. 0.18 8. 0.64 9. 82:100 10. 97 100 11. 0.25 12. 3 100…...

## Solving percentage problems using reading

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## Percentages 43 Questions

Mixed Review Find the percent of each number. Round your answer to the nearest tenth. 1. ______% of 200 = 100 2. 70% of 160 = ______ 3. 55% of ______ = 93.5 4. 20% of 30 = ______ 5. 65% of ______ = 52 6. 95% of ______ = 104.5 Complete. 7. How students…...

## Solve problems using percentages – six questions

1. When our teacher handed out our math test, she told us to omit problems 4, 7, 9, 11, and 15. There were thirty-five problems on the test. What percent of the problems did we have to solve (to the nearest percent)? 2. Mushrooms produce a tremendous number of spores. However, very few spores…...

## Special Journey, Special Day

By Beth Beutler 1 Did you ever have “one of those days?” Beverly did. Today, she was feeling a little low. Nothing seemed to be going right today. Everything took longer to do than she expected it to. On top of that, she’d had an argument with a good friend. Her computer had broken down. And,…...

## Order Decimals, Fractions, and Percents – 12 Questions

Order each set from least to greatest. 1. 0.55 , 0.9 , 21:25 , 18:25 , 51 100 , 66% 2. 40% , 51 100 , 21:50 , 31% , 37 50 , 76% 3. 0.54 , 0.52 , 49:100 , 59 100 , 64% , 21 100 4. 0.99 , 89…...

## Write a percentage as a fraction with denominator 100 or in its simplest form – 40 Questions

PercentsFind each missing number. 1. n:25 = 0.92 2. n% = 0.27 3. n = 9 100 (n is a decimal) 4. 53 n = 53% 5. n% = 0.75 6. n:5 = 3 5 7. n = 88% (n is a decimal) 8. n 25 = 11:25 9. n = 7:100 (n is a decimal) 10. n:100…...

## Finding the Percentage of a Number – Video

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