# 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.

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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.

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## Description of Levels

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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

This video is from Corbett Maths.

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