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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 4; More difficult questions where the answers require rounding. You can earn a trophy if you get at least 9 questions correct.

What is 40 as a percentage of 120 ? Give your answer to the nearest whole number.

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What is 154 as a percentage of 231 ? Give your answer correct to three significant figures.

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What is 79 as a percentage of 167 ? Give your answer correct to three significant figures.

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What is 80 as a percentage of 117 ? Give your answer correct to three significant figures.

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What is 90cm as a percentage of 0.98m ? Give your answer correct to three significant figures.

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What is 960g as a percentage of 7.16kg ? Give your answer correct to three significant figures.

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What is 89mm as a percentage of 15cm ? Give your answer correct to three significant figures.

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What is 5.4kg as a percentage of 14200g ? Give your answer correct to three significant figures.

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The total length of a road is 16.4km. One Sunday evening 8200m was closed for road works. What percentage of the road was closed? Give your answer correct to three significant figures.

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The longest snake ever measured is a reticulated python 7.67m long. A baby python is 27cm long. What percentage is the baby python's length of the longest python's length? Give your answer correct to three significant figures.

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A long-haul flight lasts for 11 hours and 55 minutes. Tracey manages to sleep for four and a half hours on the flight. What percentage of the flight time was Tracey awake? Give your answer correct to three significant figures.

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What is 3400cm2 as a percentage of 0.83m2? Give your answer correct to three significant figures.

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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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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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