Class 6 Maths CBSE Worksheets - Percentage - 03
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Answer
84
Q2) 750 stray animals were captured last month. 46% of them were dogs, 34% were cats and the rest were rabbits and birds. If there were 80 more rabbits than birds, how many rabbits were there?
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Answer
115 rabbits
Q3) Mrs Quek wants to buy a leather sofa set. The price of the sofa set is $5980. A discount of 12% is given if Mrs Quek pays in cash. If she wishes to pay by installments, there will be no discount given but she has to pay a 10% downpayment and monthly installments of $467 for 12 months. How much will Mrs Quek save if she pays in cash instead of installments?
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Answer
$939.60
Q4) Mary's monthly allowance is $120. She spends 30% on transport, 40% on food and saves the rest. How many months will it take for her to save $180?
Answer: ______________ months
Answer
5
Q5) 340 pupils has signed up for one of the three post examination activities namely swimming, cooking and pottery. 25% of them chose swimming, 35% chose cooking and the rest chose pottery. 20% of those who chose swimming were absent on that day. 25% of those who chose pottery had to switch their activity to cooking due to a clash in schedule.
(a) How many pupils participated in the swimming activity in the end?
(b) How many pupils participated in the cooking activity that day?
Ans: (a) _____________
(b) _____________
Answer
(a) 68 pupils
(b) 153 pupils
Q6) Ryan, Shaun and Raymond decided to pool some money to buy a present. Ryan agreed to contribute 30% of the cost of the present while Shaun agreed to pay 40% of the remaining amount. The remaining cost of the present will be paid by Raymond. However, when the 3 of them went to the shop, the price of the item had increased due to the inclusion of 7% GST. As a result, Ryan paid $64.20 for his share.
a) What was the price of the present before GST?
b) How much did Raymond pay for the present, including GST?
Ans: (a) ____________
(b) ____________
Answer
a) $200
b) $89.88
Q7) Mr Tan had some oranges for sale. The first customer bought 1/2 of the oranges and received 8 oranges free. The second customer 45% of the remaining oranges and received 5 oranges free. The third customer bought 70% of the remaining oranges and received 3 oranges free. Mr Tan then had 1 dozen oranges left. How many oranges did he have at first?
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Answer
216
Q8) Aunt Lucy had $2990 at first. She spent 30% of her money on bags and $1338 on a watch. What percentage of her money had she left? Leave your answer correct to 2 decimal places.
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Answer
25.25%
Q9) Teresa had $1785. She spent 16% of it on cosmetics, 44% of it on a dress and 1/4 of the remainder on a bicycle. How much had she left?
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Answer
535.50
Q10) 75% of Lenny's savings is the same as 50% of Andrew's savings. If Andrew's savings is $240 more than Lenny's savings, what is the total savings of the 2 boys?
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Answer
$1200
Q11) 60% of the pupils in a class are boys.
3/4 of the girls and 2/3 of the boys scored distinction for a test.
What percentage of the pupils did NOT score distinction for the test?
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Answer
30%
Q12) Bala always saves 20% of his monthly salary. However, his salary for October was 5% more than that for September. As a result, his savings in October was increased by $45.
(a)What was his salary in October?
(b)What was his total savings in September and October?
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(a)_______________________
(b)_______________________
Answer
a) $4725
b) $1845
Q13) Jason earns a fixed monthly income. Last month, he saved 20% of it.This month, he saved 30% more than what he saved last month. His total savings for the two months is $460. What is his monthly income?
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Answer
$1000
Q14) A fruit stall had 720 fruits for sale. 1/4 of them were apples, 20% of the remaining fruits were pears and the rest were oranges. 48 apples, 24 pears and 12 oranges were sold.
(a) How many oranges were there at the beginning?
(b) Find the ratio of the total number of fruits sold to the total number of fruits in the beginning. Express your answer in the simplest form.
Ans:(a)_______________
(b)_______________
Answer
a) 432 oranges
b) 7 : 60
Q15) 60% of the chalks in a box are red, 25% are yellow and the rest are blue. If there are 90 pieces more red chalks than blue chalks, how many pieces of red and yellow chalks are there altogether?
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Answer
170 chalks
Q16) During a sale, the price of a printer is 10% that of a laptop. Alvin paid $1980 for both items at a discount of 40%.
(a) How much did he save because of the discount?
(b) What was the original price of the printer?
Ans: (a)__________________ [3]
(b)__________________ [2]
Answer
a) $1320
b) $300
Q17) Meili ordered 500 apples and oranges. 40% of them were apples. The ratio of the number of red apples to green apples is 5:3. 20% of the oranges were given away. How many more oranges than green apples were there now?
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Answer
165
Q18) At a concert, 40% of the audience were men, 40% of the remaining audience were women and the rest were children. What percentage of the people at the concert were children?
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Answer
36% of the people at the concert were children.
Q19) Dylan has 50 paper clips. Bob has 30 more paper clips more than Dylan. What percentage of his paper clips must Bob give to Dylan so that both of them have the same number of paper clips?
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Answer
18.75%
Q20) Emma has 110% of Fatimah's stickers. When Emma gave Fatimah 50 stickers, Fatimah had 110% of Emma's stickers. How many stickers did they have altogether?
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Answer
1050
Q21) Daniel had some stamps. 40% of them are local and the rest are foreign stamps. He gave away 20% of the local stamps and 1/3 of the foreign stamps. What percentage of the stamps was left?
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Answer
72%
Q22) 30% of the buffaloes in a herd were males. When 60 more female buffaloes joined the herd, the percentage of male buffaloes in the herd dropped to 20%. How many male buffaloes were there in the herd?
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Answer
36 male buffaloes
Q23) Mr Muthu wanted to top up his car to full tank with $60 worth of petrol. Petrol Kiosk A was offering a 12% discount while Petrol Kiosk B was offering a cash discount of $2 on top of a 10% discount.
(a) Which petrol kiosk offered a better discount?
(b) Find the difference between the discount offered by the 2 petrol kiosk.
Ans:
(a)__________________________
(b)__________________________
Answer
a) Petrol Kiosk B
b) $0.80
Q24) The following figure shows a square piece of cardboard WXYZ. Four small squares of equal size and a circle, twice the area of each small square, were cut out from the cardboard.
What percentage of the cardboard was cut out?
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Answer
37.5
25) The usual price of a bicycle is $280. David bought the bicycle at a discount of 10%. In addition, he had to pay 7% GST on the discounted price. How much did he pay for the bicycle in the end?
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Answer
269.64
Q26) Jude had 20% more money than Ken. Jude gave 40% of his money to Ken. Ken then gave 50% of his money to Jude. In the end, Ken had $216 less than Jude. How much did Jude have at first?
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Answer
$360
Q27) In Sunglow Dancing Club, 70% of the members were men and the rest were women. When some new members joined the club, the number of women increased by 25% and the number of men increased to 4650. If there are 1 800 women in the club at first, express the number of new members as a fraction of the total number of members at first in the simplest form?
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Answer
The fraction is 3/20
Q28) Mrs Lim bought some bowls and plates. If she buys another 5 bowls, there are 60% as many bowls as plates. If she buys another 9 plates, there will be thrice as many plates as bowls. How many bowls did she buy?
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Answer
13
Q29) Mr Muhamad has 3 cubical fish tanks of different size. The length of Tank A is twice the length of Tank B and the length of Tank B is twice the length of Tank C. Mr Muhamad filled 20% of Tank A, 35% of Tank B and 40% of Tank C with water at first. He then decided to pour all the water from Tank B and Tank C into Tank A. What percentage of Tank A is filled with water?
Ans: _________________
Answer
25%
Q30) Out of the 40 000 people at a concert, 30% of them were women, 10% of them were children and the rest were men. Some women left the concert with half the number of children before it ended.
As a result, the percentage of men increased to 75% of the number of people at the concert in the end.
How many women were at the concert in the end?
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Answer
There are 6000 left.
Q31) In a club, 70% of the members were men and the rest were women. When new members joined the club, the number of women increased by 25% while the number of men increased to 4650. Find the percentage increase in the number of members if there were 1800 women in the club at first.
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Answer
There was a 15% increase in the number of members.
Q32) Mrs Tan spent 70% of her money on 2.5 kg of peanuts, 5 kg of grapes and 3.5 kg of berries. She found that she could buy another 2.5 kg of similar grapes and 1.75 kg of similar berries with the rest of her money.
(a) What percentage of Mrs Tan's money was spent on 5 kg of grapes and
3.5 kg of berries?
(b) If Mrs Tan wants to buy another 1 kg of similar peanuts, what
percentage of her money would she spend?
Ans: (a) _______________
(b) _______________
Answer
(a) She spent 60% of her money buying 5 kg of grapes and 3.5kg of berries.
(b) She would spend an additional 4% of her money.
Q33) The table below shows the result of the sale of tickets for the 2 performances staged by a school.
Types of Seats |
Unit Price |
First Performance |
Second Performance |
VIP |
$75 |
sold out |
sold out |
Standard |
$40 |
sold out |
sold out |
In the first performance, 75% of the seats were Standard seats. In the second performance, some VIP seats were added and the total number of seats increased to 1460.
Given that $21 900 more was collected in the second performance, how many percent of the seats in the second performance were VIP seats?
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Answer
40% of the seats were VIP seats.
Q34) 50% of A is equal to 2/5 of B. If both numbers add up to 13.5, what is the difference between the numbers?
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Answer
1.5
Q35) A laptop cost $5840. Mr Ong bought it at a discount of 20%. In addition, he had to pay an additional 7% GST on the discounted price. How much did he pay for the laptop in total?
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Answer
He paid a total of $4999.04 for the laptop.
Q40) The ratio of Thomas' total marks to Kendric's total marks in the mid-year examination was 4 : 5. Thomas' mark increased by 50% in the final year examination. How many percent must Kendric's mark be increased so that their total marks would be equal in the final year examination?
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Answer
20%
Q41) There were 257 pupils participating in a cross country race at first.
When the number of boys increased by 12 and the number of girls decreased by 5%, the number of pupils participating in the cross country race became 265.
How many boys joined the cross country at first?
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Answer
177 boys
Q42) There were 36 buttons in a box. 5/9 of them were round and the rest were oval. When some round buttons were used, the ratio of the number of round buttons left to the number of oval buttons in the box was 1 : 2. What percentage of the round buttons were used?
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Answer
60%
Q43) James had 40% as many game cards as Sean. Sean has 80% as many game cards as Willie. James and Sean have 168 game cards altogether.
(a) How many game cards does Willie have?
(b) How many more game cards does Willie have than James?
Ans:
(a) __________
(b) __________
Answer
(a) 150 cards
(b) 102 cards
Q44) There are some oranges in 3 boxes, A, B, and C.
40% of the number of oranges in Box A is equal to 25% of the number of oranges in Box B.
The number of oranges in Box C is 50% of the number of oranges in Box B.
(a) Express the number of oranges in Box C as a fraction of the number of oranges in Box A.
(b) When 40% of the oranges in Box A are taken out and placed in Box C, there will be 36 oranges left in Box A. How many oranges are there in Box B?
Ans:
(a) ___________
(b) ___________
Answer
(a) 4/5
(b) 96 oranges
Q45) The number of members in a fitness club increased by 15% from Year 2006, to Year 2007. However, it decreased by 6% from Year 2007 to Year 2008. The number of members increased by 162 from Year 2006 to Year 2008.
(a) How many members were there in Year 2006?
(b) How many members were there in Year 2007?
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(b) _____________
Answer
(a) There were 2000 members in Year 2006.
(b) There were 2300 members in Year 2007.