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Worksheet: Estimating the Percentage

Q1:

In an NFL season, the Giants won 3 6 . 2 4 % out of 30 matches. About how many games did they win?

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

Q2:

Benjamin took a cab to work yesterday. If he left a tip of 2 5 % on the $19.64 fare, determine about how much the tip was.

  • A$7.00
  • B$15.00
  • C$45.00
  • D$5.00

Q3:

If a person spends about 2 8 % of their time sleeping, determine which of the following represents an estimate of how much time that person will spend sleeping in 57 years.

  • A 30 years
  • B 12 years
  • C 6 years
  • D 18 years
  • E 37 years

Q4:

David is buying a home theater system for $6 175.79. If the sound bar constitutes 2 8 . 3 % of the total price, determine which of the following is the best estimate of the cost of the sound bar.

  • A$1 200
  • B$4 340
  • C$4 800
  • D$1 860
  • E$1 240

Q5:

Estimate 4 9 . 2 5 % of 38.

  • A24
  • B14
  • C28
  • D19
  • E15

Q6:

Estimate 0 . 7 5 % of 401.

  • A37
  • B30
  • C12
  • D3
  • E7

Q7:

Estimate the following: 2 1 % of 52.

  • A12
  • B41
  • C30
  • D10
  • E32

Q8:

Sophia earned $299 last month translating 2 documents. Given that 2 0 % 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

Q9:

By dividing by 4 and multiplying by 3, calculate 7 5 % of 600 mentally.

Q10:

Daniel wants to buy a pair of pants for $22. The clothing shop, in which the pair of pants are shown, has a sale of . Daniel estimates that he will save of $20 or an amount of $10. Will the amount he saves for the pants be more or less than $10?

  • Amore
  • Bless