Calculating percentages of numbers

  • Calculating percentages of numbers
  • Course: Mathematics
  • Grade: Year 7
  • Section: Fractions and decimals
  • Outcome: Calculating percentages
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 4520


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United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

  • KS2 – Key Stage 2
    • KS2.Ma2 – Number and algebra
      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Numbers and the number system

          • KS2.Ma2.2 – Pupils should be taught to:

            • Fractions, percentages and ratio

              • KS2.Ma2.2.g – Recognise approximate proportions of a whole and use simple fractions and percentages to describe them, explaining their methods and reasoning

Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

  • Year 6
    • Number and Algebra
      • Fractions and decimals

        • ACMNA127 – Find a simple fraction of a quantity where the result is a whole number, with and without digital technologies

        • ACMNA131 – Make connections between equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages

      • Money and financial mathematics

        • ACMNA132 – Investigate and calculate percentage discounts of 10%, 25% and 50% on sale items, with and without digital technologies

  • Year 7
    • Number and Algebra
      • Real numbers

        • ACMNA157 – Connect fractions, decimals and percentages and carry out simple conversions

        • ACMNA158 – Find percentages of quantities and express one quantity as a percentage of another, with and without digital technologies.

New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

  • 7 – Year 7
    • 7.NA – Number and algebra
      • 7.NA.1 – Apply additive and multiplicative strategies flexibly to whole numbers, ratios, and equivalent fractions (including percentages)

United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

  • 6 – Grade 6
    • 6.RP – Ratios & Proportional Relationships
      • Mathematics

        • 6.RP.3 – Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems, e.g., by reasoning about tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams, double number line diagrams, or equations.

          • 6.RP.3.c – Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100 (e.g., 30% of a quantity means 30/100 times the quantity); solve problems involving finding the whole, given a part and the percent.