Finding Percent Worksheet

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1.

What percent of the grid is shaded?

a. | 136% | ||

b. | 3.6% | ||

c. | 0.36% | ||

d. | 36% |

In another grid 36 squares are shaded.

So, the percent of grid shaded is 136.

[100 + 36 = 136]

Correct answer : (1)

2.

Which of the figures is shaded 144%?

a. | Figure 1 | ||

b. | Figure 2 | ||

c. | Figure 4 | ||

d. | Figure 3 |

In another grid 44 squares are shaded.

Total number of shaded squares = 100 + 44 = 144

So, among the choices, the Figure 3 is shaded 144%.

Correct answer : (4)

3.

What percent of the grid is shaded?

a. | 97% | ||

b. | 30% | ||

c. | 130% | ||

d. | 113% |

In another grid 13 squares are shaded.

Total number of shaded squares = 100 + 13 = 113

So, the percent of grid shaded is 113.

Correct answer : (4)

4.

What percent of the grid is not shaded?

a. | 24% | ||

b. | 76% | ||

c. | 0.76% | ||

d. | 2.4% |

Correct answer : (2)

5.

Which of the figures is shaded 33%?

a. | Figure 2 | ||

b. | Figure 1 | ||

c. | Figure 4 | ||

d. | Figure 3 |

Correct answer : (3)

6.

What percent of the grid is shaded?

a. | 17% | ||

b. | 20% | ||

c. | 15% | ||

d. | 13% |

Correct answer : (3)

7.

Which of the figures is 62% shaded?

a. | Figure 4 | ||

b. | Figure 1 | ||

c. | Figure 3 | ||

d. | Figure 2 |

Correct answer : (2)

8.

What percent of the grid is shaded?

a. | 26% | ||

b. | 25% | ||

c. | 74% | ||

d. | 16% |

Correct answer : (1)

9.

Which figure has the least shaded portion?

a. | Figure 3 | ||

b. | Figure 4 | ||

c. | Figure 1 | ||

d. | Figure 2 |

Percent of the shaded region in Figure 2 =

Percent of the shaded region in Figure 3 =

Percent of the shaded region in Figure 4 =

20% < 36% < 39% < 40%

[Compare the percents.]

So, Figure 4 has the least shaded portion.

Correct answer : (2)

10.

Which of these expresses the shaded area as a percent?

a. | 16% | ||

b. | 0.84 | ||

c. | 84% | ||

d. | 0.16% |

Correct answer : (3)