# Worksheet: Percent of a Number

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.

**Q9: **

A company spends of its expenditure on staff. Knowing that staff expenditure amounts to 20 million dollars, what is the total expenditure, in dollars, of the company? Give your answer in millions, correct to one decimal place if necessary.

- A75 million dollars
- B29 million dollars
- C65 million dollars
- D24.4 million dollars
- E44.4 million dollars

**Q13: **

A tailor had 38.2 yards of fabric. She used of it to make dresses. Determine, correct to one decimal place, the number of yards of fabric she used.

**Q15: **

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

Favorite Juice | Mixed Fruit | Apple | Orange | Grape |
---|---|---|---|---|

Percent of Students |

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

**Q18: **

Write an equation that represents the percentage of 15 out of 96, and then find that percentage to the nearest tenth.

- A,
- B,
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- D,
- E,