# PERCENTAGE

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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
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?

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%

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