In Year 5, the third year in KS2, children will be exposed to percentages in Maths. They will be shown how to convert decimal numbers into percentages. They will also be shown the values of simple fractions, for example halves or quarters, in the form of percentages.
There are many ways of showing parts of whole numbers, like fractions or decimal numbers. Another way is with percentages. Percentage means the number of parts in 100. Percentage is used sometimes to give you a discount when shopping. You will come across percentages regularly in everyday life and therefore they are important to learn.
How much do you know about percentages? Can you convert decimal numbers and fractions into percentages? Find out with this quiz.