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Express as a Percentage

This self-marking quiz requires you to work out what one quantity is as a percentage of a second quantity.

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This is level 1; Express one number as a percentage of another. You can earn a trophy if you get at least 9 questions correct.

What is 23 as a percentage of 50 ? % Correct Wrong
What is 7 as a percentage of 20 ? % Correct Wrong
What is 76 as a percentage of 100 ? % Correct Wrong
What percentage of the baloons are red?
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% Correct Wrong
What percentage of these sheep are not red?
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% Correct Wrong
Express 54 as a percentage of 200. % Correct Wrong
Express 30 as a percentage of 500. % Correct Wrong
Express 8 as a percentage of 80. % Correct Wrong
Express 11 as a percentage of 55. % Correct Wrong
Express 22 as a percentage of 88. % Correct Wrong
Polly Stitching scored 39 out of 52 in a spelling test. What is Polly's score expressed as a percentage?

% Correct Wrong
For a TV reality show 22 thousand people voted to evict Percy Cod. 40 thousand votes were cast altogether. What percentage of the votes were for Percy? % Correct Wrong
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Instructions

Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

When you have got all of the questions correct you may want to print out this page and paste it into your exercise book. If you keep your work in an ePortfolio you could take a screen shot of your answers and paste that into your Maths file.

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"This is a great memory aid which could be used for formulae or key facts etc - in any subject area. The PICTURE is such an aid to remembering where each number or group of numbers is - my pupils love it!
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"This is an excellent website. We all often use the starters as the pupils come in the door and get settled as we take the register."

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Level 1 - Express one number as a percentage of another.

Level 2 - Express one amount of money as a percentage of another.

Level 3 - Express one quantity as a percentage of another quantity with different units.

Level 4 - More difficult questions where the answers require rounding.

Expressing one quantity as a percentage of another

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Don't wait until you have finished the exercise before you click on the 'Check' button. Click it often as you work through the questions to see if you are answering them correctly.

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