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Worksheet: Estimating the Percentage

Q1:

Estimate the following: of 50.

  • A15
  • B40
  • C30
  • D10
  • E29

Q2:

Estimate the following: of 80.

  • A64
  • B8
  • C88
  • D72

Q3:

Estimate the following: of 70.

  • A28
  • B49
  • C40
  • D21
  • E38

Q4:

Estimate the following: of 60.

  • A48
  • B18
  • C10
  • D42
  • E12

Q5:

Select the best estimate of the following calculation: of 499.

  • A7
  • B6
  • C49
  • D4
  • E9

Q6:

Select the best estimate of the following calculation: of 799.

  • A10
  • B32
  • C79
  • D2
  • E4

Q7:

Select the best estimate of the following calculation: of 799.

  • A10
  • B12
  • C79
  • D5
  • E3

Q8:

Select the best estimate of the following calculation: of 501.

  • A4
  • B11
  • C9
  • D2

Q9:

In an NFL season, the Giants won out of 30 matches. About how many games did they win?

  • A17 games
  • B7 games
  • C25 games
  • D12 games
  • E9 games

Q10:

While in Greece, Michael spent 9 hours and 45 minutes visiting monuments. He spent of the time visiting old temples. Which of the following represents about how much time he spent visiting old temples?

  • A 11 h
  • B 7 h
  • C 1 h
  • D 2 h

Q11:

According to a survey, about of people prefer dark chocolate over white chocolate. Which of the below is the nearest to the number of people who prefer dark chocolate out of 199 people?

  • A190
  • B50
  • C140
  • D100
  • E149

Q12:

Sophia earned $299 last month translating 2 documents. Given that of the money she earned was from translating the second document, which of the following is the closest to the amount of money Sophia earned from translating the second document?

  • A$290
  • B$30
  • C$270
  • D$60
  • E$279

Q13:

Last year, 301 students attended a summer camp and of them returned this year. Which of the following is closest to the number of students who attended the camp in both years?

  • A6
  • B23
  • C9
  • D3
  • E21

Q14:

Amelia earned $602 last month translating 2 documents. Given that of the money she earned was from translating the second document, which of the following is the closest to the amount of money Amelia earned from translating the second document?

  • A$75
  • B$600
  • C$575
  • D$150
  • E$577

Q15:

Last year, 698 students attended a summer camp and of them returned this year. Which of the following is closest to the number of students who attended the camp in both years?

  • A9
  • B61
  • C55
  • D7