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.


What is 12.5% of 408?


What is 80% of $10?


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.


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.


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


Estimate the following: 90% of 91.

  • A18
  • B19
  • C20
  • D81
  • E10


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


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.


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


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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