When solving money problems, knowing percentages is a handy skill to have. What is 25% of £60? How about 75% of £20? Keep playing these 11plus quizzes to get you up to speed on solving money problems.
When it comes to maths, and more specifically numbers, knowing how to handle and deal with money is vital. This skill is needed whether you go into a mathematical career such as science, engineering or architecture, but also whether you do nothing at all. Every one of us uses money nearenough on a daily basis in order to live. How can you eat, clothe yourself or keep warm without money? The only way is to rely on others  which is what you do now. But when you are older, you will be expected to provide for yourself.
Familiarise yourself with money problems in this Very Easy quiz.














£20  £17.68 = £2.32. If you can do this in your head, that's fine; otherwise, use the tip. TIP: (1) Increase the number of pounds that are to be subtracted by £1 and do the subtraction: £20  £18 = £2. (2) Subtract the pence from 100: 100  68 = 32. (3) Add the pounds and the pence together to get the final answer: £2.32

4 × £0.67 = £2.68. It's four times as much because you buy 4 times more


£75.99 + £60.99 + £14.99 = £151.97. This addition can be done as follows: £76 + £61 + £15 = £152  £0.03 = £151.97. The 3 p comes from rounding each of the three prices up by 1 p. Get used to this annoying practice of seeing prices ending in 99 p: it's a real pain in the neck!

£12.60 ÷ 3 = £4.20


£175.98  £137.54 = £38.44. Subtract the pounds and the pence separately, then add them together: £175  £137 = £38 and 98  54 = 44 p ∴ £38 + £0.44 = £38.44

£35.60  £20 = £15.60. Subtract the pounds and the pence separately, then add them together: £35  £20 = £15 and 60  00 = 60 p ∴ £15 + £0.60 = £15.60


200 × £250 = £50,000

£123.45 × 100 = 12,345. When multiplying by 100, just move the decimal place two places to the right BUT when dividing by 100, just move the decimal place two places to the left


£120 ÷ 4 = £30

There are five 20 pence coins in £1, so in £25 there are 25 × 5 = 125
