Percentage Word Problems
5th Grade

Welcome to our Percentage Word Problems.

In this area, we have a selection of percentage problem worksheets for 5th grade designed to help children learn to solve a range of percentage problems.

Percentage Learning

Percentages are another area that children can find quite difficult. There are several key areas within percentages which need to be mastered in order.

Our selection of percentage worksheets will help you to find percentages of numbers and amounts, as well as working out percentage increases and decreases and converting percentages to fractions or decimals.

Key percentage facts:

  • 50% = 0.5 = ½
  • 25% = 0.25 = ¼
  • 75% = 0.75 = ¾
  • 10% = 0.1 = 110
  • 1% = 0.01 = 1100

Percentage Word Problems

How to work out Percentages of a number

This page will help you learn to find the percentage of a given number.

There is also a percentage calculator on the page to support you work through practice questions.

Percentage Of Calculator

This is the calculator to use if you want to find a percentage of a number.

Simple choose your number and the percentage and the calculator will do the rest.

Percentage Word Problems

Here you will find a selection of worksheets on percentages designed to help your child practise how to apply their knowledge to solve a range of percentage problems..

The sheets are graded so that the easier ones are at the top.

The sheets have been split up into sections as follows:

  • spot the percentage problems where the aim is to use the given facts to find the missing percentage;
  • solving percentage of number problems, where the aim is to work out the percentage of a number.

Each of the sheets on this page has also been split into 3 different worksheets:

  • Sheet A which is set at an easier level;
  • Sheet B which is set at a medium level;
  • Sheet C which is set at a more advanced level for high attainers.

Spot the Percentages Problems

Percentage of Number Word Problems

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6th Grade Percentage Word Problems

The sheets in this area are at a harder level than those on this page.

The problems involve finding the percentage of numbers and amounts, as well as finding the amounts when the percentage is given.

Percentage Increase and Decrease Worksheets

We have created a range of worksheets based around percentage increases and decreases.

Our worksheets include:

  • finding percentage change between two numbers;
  • finding a given percentage increase from an amount;
  • finding a given percentage decrease from an amount.

Percentage of Money Amounts

Often when we are studying percentages, we look at them in the context of money.

The sheets on this page are all about finding percentages of different amounts of money.

Percentage of Number Worksheets

If you would like some practice finding the percentage of a range of numbers, then try our Percentage Worksheets page.

You will find a range of worksheets starting with finding simple percentages such as 1%, 10% and 50% to finding much trickier ones.

Converting Percentages to Fractions

To convert a fraction to a percentage follows on simply from converting a fraction to a decimal.

Simply divide the numerator by the denominator to give you the decimal form. Then multiply the result by 100 to change the decimal into a percentage.

The printable learning fraction page below contains more support, examples and practice converting fractions to decimals.

Online Percentage Practice Zone

Our online percentage practice zone gives you a chance to practice finding percentages of a range of numbers.

You can choose your level of difficulty and test yourself with immediate feedback!

Ratio Part to Part Worksheets

These sheets are a great way to introduce ratio of one object to another using visual aids.

The sheets in this section are at a more basic level than those on this page.


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