Worksheet: Estimating the Percentage

Q1:

Estimate the following: of 50.

• A29
• B30
• C10
• D15
• E40

Q2:

Estimate the following: of 80.

• A88
• B72
• C64
• D8

Q3:

Estimate the following: of 70.

• A38
• B40
• C21
• D28
• E49

Q4:

Estimate the following: of 60.

• A12
• B10
• C42
• D48
• E18

Q5:

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

• A9
• B49
• C4
• D7
• E6

Q6:

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

• A4
• B79
• C2
• D10
• E32

Q7:

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

• A3
• B79
• C5
• D10
• E12

Q8:

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

• A9
• B2
• C4
• D11

Q9:

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

• A9 games
• B25 games
• C12 games
• D17 games
• E7 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?

• A1 h
• B2 h
• C11 h
• D7 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?

• A149
• B140
• C100
• D190
• E50

Q12:

Nancy 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 Nancy earned from translating the second document?

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

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?

• A21
• B9
• C3
• D6
• E23

Q14:

Given that the human body is water, on average, determine which of the following represents the amount of water in the body of a person who weighs 131 pounds.

• A101 lb
• B41 lb
• C91 lb
• D55 lb
• E59 lb

Q15:

Tammy 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 Tammy earned from translating the second document?

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

Q16:

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?

• A55
• B7
• C9
• D61