Simona buys a dress in the sales at 60% less than the marked price of £38.50. How much does she pay for it?

# Numbers - Percentages - Parts

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Parts of percentages are parts out of 100. As you will be aware, percentages are a key subject in Math. A percentage is a fraction with a denominator of 100, e.g. 44% = 44/100. Percentages are often seen in day-to-day life.

Try your hand at this numbers quiz which focuses on percentage parts and see if you can get 100%!

1.
Jonah is baking cakes and needs 35% of a bag of sugar weighing 240 g. How many grams will Jonah use?
80 g
82 g
84 g
86 g
2.
What is 86% of 200?
72
150
172
180
3.
What is 5% of 84 kg?
4.2 kg
8.4 kg
20 kg
23.6 kg
You can work this out by finding out what 10% is (8.4) and then halving it, as 5 is half of 10!
4.
At the market, towards the end of trading, the flower seller reduces her flowers to half price. What percentage has she knocked off?
25%
33%
50%
75%
Half of 100% = 50%
5.
What is 75% of £467?
£330.65
£340.80
£350.20
£350.25
6.
What is 10% of £480?
£4.80
£40
£48
£72
10% is the easiest to work out because it's the same as one tenth
7.
Simona buys a dress in the sales at 60% less than the marked price of £38.50. How much does she pay for it?
£14.40
£15.40
£18.60
£23.10
Sounds like a bargain to me!
8.
What is 15% of 3,000 light years?
450 light years
480 light years
663 light years
800 light years
9.
What is 17% of £100?
£1.70
£17
£25
£71
10.
Abigail ran 800 meters on school sports day. Ben only ran 40% of Abigail's distance. How far did Ben run?
120 meters
210 meters
240 meters
320 meters
Author:  Frank Evans