As we use Percentages in our daily life, let’s know more about percentages in this worksheet. Here, in this worksheet on word problems on percentage, we will solve the real-time problems about percentages. We know that percent means Per Hundred which uses the number in terms of hundred. In the below sections, there are some real-time examples of percentages and some word problems which are solved. The Percentage Worksheets are useful for students and people who are preparing for some competitive exams.
1. The number of coins of $2 in the wallet is 50. And these coins form 25 % of its total coins. How many coins are there in the purse?
The no. of coins of $2 in the wallet is 50,
Given 50 coins form 25%,
To know the total number of coins we assume they would be 100%
Number of coins be x
50 – 25%
x – 100%
on cross multiplying and separating x we have the value as 200
The total number of coins is 200 coins.
2. The total number of students in the class is 130 and in that 65 students are promoted for the next class. What will be the qualified percent of the students?
The total number of students in class is 130 students,
And in that 65 students are promoted to the next class,
The qualified percent is
65/130 × 100
on solving we will get the result as
So 50% of students are promoted to the next class.
3. Levi bought a mobile phone at a discount of 15% and the original price of the mobile phone is $4,500. What will be the price of the mobile phone after the discount?
The original price of the mobile phone is $4,500
and the discount that Levi got is 15%
which means 15% of $4,500
15/100 × 4500
on solving we will get
So, the price of the mobile phone after the discount is
$4,500 – $675= $3,825.
4. Tom spends 20% of his income monthly on his expenses. How much this could be in decimals?
As Tom pays spends 20% of his income monthly on his expenses,
So the decimals of his expenses are
on solving, we will get the result in decimals
5. The auditorium was occupied by 50% of students and if the total seats in the auditorium are 120, how many seats were available?
As the auditorium was occupied by 50%,
and total seats in the auditorium are 120, so
50/100 × 120
on solving we will get 42.
So 60 seats are occupied.
To find available seats, we will subtract the total seats with occupied seats.
On solving we will get 60 seats.
The number of seats available is 60.
6. Lisa ate the 1/3rd part of the apple pie. How much percent did Lisa eat?
Lisa ate 1/3rd part of the apple pie,
To find the percent how much did Lis eat, we will multiply the fraction with 100
1/3 × 100
On solving we will get approx 33%.
7. In grade 6th the total pass percentage of girls is 70%. Show the percent into ratio?
The pass percentage of the girls is 70%, so
on solving we will get