Lesson Worksheet: Applications on Percentages Mathematics

In this worksheet, we will practice solving real-life problems involving percentage increases or discounts.

Q1:

This winter, 676 jackets were sold by a clothing store. Given that this is higher than last winter, how many jackets were sold last winter?

Q2:

Kayan received a salary raise of . Before the raise, she was making \$37‎ ‎300 per year. How much more will she earn the following year?

Q3:

An electronics retail store sells TVs for \$120. Next year, the cost will increase by for the new version. Determine the cost of the newer version of the TV.

Q4:

The cost of a carton of milk is 14 LE. The shop selling the milk offers a discount of if two or more cartons are purchased. How much do 10 cartons cost?

Q5:

A washing machine was sold for a discounted price of 1‎ ‎380 LE. Given that the discount was , calculate the original price of the washing machine.

Q6:

Fatima bought a blouse and a dress from a shop that had a discount on all its goods. Given that the original prices of the blouse and the dress were 380 LE and 420 LE respectively, determine how much Fatima paid for them.

Q7:

A person purchased a house for 900‎ ‎000 LE. Given that housing prices fell by 7, how much can the person sell their house for?

Q8:

A family spends of its monthly income on rent and on food and then saves the rest. How much can the family save if its monthly income is 600 LE?

Q9:

The attendance at an annual conference is of last year’s attendance. Express this percent as a mixed number in the simplest form. If last year’s attendance was 1‎ ‎000 people, determine how many people attended this year.

• A, 1‎ ‎200 people
• B, 8‎ ‎000 people
• C, 1‎ ‎250 people
• D, 1‎ ‎250 people
• E, 1‎ ‎200 people

Q10:

The discounted price of a book is 52 LE. If the discount was , what was the original price of the book?