Lesson Worksheet: Percent of a Number Mathematics • 6th Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice finding the percentage of a number, including finding the part of the whole, and using this to solve word problems.

Q1:

What is 12.5% of 408?

Q2:

What is 80% of $10?

Q3:

In a town of 58,800 houses, about 55% of the houses have pools. Determine the number of houses that have pools in this town.

Q4:

David’s MP3 player has about 230 songs. If he listened to 54% of them, how many songs is this? Round to the nearest whole number.

Q5:

Fill in the missing value: 634% of 400 kg is kg.

Q6:

Estimate the following: 90% of 91.

  • A18
  • B19
  • C20
  • D81
  • E10

Q7:

Mr. Matthew surveyed 302 students regarding their favorite kind of juice. The table shows the results of the survey.

Favorite JuiceMixed FruitAppleOrangeGrape
Percent of Students29%38%11%22%

Which of the following is the best estimate for the number of students who prefer mixed fruit?

  • A30 students
  • B60 students
  • C90 students
  • D120 students
  • E210 students

Q8:

A collector sold his artifacts to 40% of the people who attended the auction. If 90 people attended the auction, determine how many people the collector sold his artifacts to.

Q9:

Two shops have special offers available to buy the same t-shirt. The first one is a discount of 17% on a normal selling price of 488 LE, and the second one is a 13% discount on a normal selling price of 562 LE. Which offer will mean you pay the least for the t-shirt?

  • Athe first offer
  • Bthe second offer

Q10:

Write an equation that represents the division of 15 by 96, and then express that as a percentage to the nearest tenth.

  • A𝑛⋅15=96, 64%
  • B𝑛=15⋅96, 1.4%
  • C𝑛=15⋅96, 14.4%
  • D𝑛⋅96=15, 15.6%
  • E𝑛⋅96=15, 1.6%

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