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1. 70% of the visitors at a theme park     2. 50% of the pupils in a school are
    are children. 60% of the rest of the      girls. 60% of the girls and 25% of the
    visitors are women.                       boys wear spectacles. What
(a) What percentage of the visitors are       percentage of the pupils in the
    women?                                    school wear spectacles?
(b) What fraction of the visitors are
    children and women?




3. Mr Ibrahim sold 350 pieces of           4. Bala scored 84 marks in a test. This
    jewellery. 45% of the pieces sold         was 120% of David’s marks. Find
    were earrings, 20% of the                 David’s marks.
    remainder were necklaces and the
    rest were rings.
(a) How many percent of the jewellery
    sold were rings?
(b) How many rings did he sell?
5. 40% of X = 50% of Y.              6. _____% of 30 = 18
   Express X as a percentage of Y.




7. 55% of ________ = 66              8. At a sports meet, 40% of the pupils
                                        who took part were girls. The rest of
                                        the pupils who took part were boys.
                                        How many percent more boys than
                                        girls took part in the sports meet?
9. 30% of X = 20% of Y.      10. _____% of 64 = 8
   What percent of Y is X?




7. 40% of ________ = 96      12. 30% of the primary school pupils
                                 who took part in the National Day
                                 Parade were boys. There were 8000
                                 more girls than boys. How many
                                 primary school pupils took part in
                                 the parade?
13. Wee Keomg spent 20% of his            14. 80% of X = Y
    money on a backpack and the rest          What percent of Y is X?
    on a suitcase. He spent $45 less on
    the backpack than on the suitcase.
    How much money did he have at
    first?




15. At a school concert, 40% of the       16. A shopkeeper paid $800 for a TV
   audience are adults and 25% are            set. He wanted to make $100 by
   boys. How many percent more girls          selling it at a 20% discount. What
   than boys are there?                       should the price of the TV set be
                                              before the discount?
Answers

1a)   18%     9)    150%
1b)   22/25   10)   12.5
2)    42.5%   11)   240
3a)   44%     12)   20 000
3b)   154     13)   $75
4)    70      14)   125%
5)    125%    15)   40%
6)    60      16)   $1125
7)    120
8)    50%