Percentages
Make sure you can switch from fractions to
decimals to percentages before you start.
 Express each percentage as a decimal:
 20% _________
 35% _________
 2% _________
 62.5% _________
 20% _________

Express each percentage as a fraction in its lowest terms:
 20% _________
 3% _________
 70% _________
 84.2% _________
 20% _________

Express each of the following as a percentage:
 1/8 _________
 0.23 _________
 12/40 _________
 0.34 _________
 1/8 _________
 In a French test, Lauren scored 17/20. What percentage is this?
_________  87 out of 120 pupils at Backwater School
have access to a computer. What percentage is this?
_________ There are three types of percentage question. The first one is working out "something % of something else" — it's dead easy. Just remember to add it back on to the original amount if you've got a VAT question.

John bought a new TV.
The price tag was £299 + VAT.
If VAT is charged at 17 1/2%,
how much did he pay (to the nearest penny)?
_________

THE PICKLED PARROT
Four friends stay at the Pickled Parrot Hotel for a night and each have an evening meal. Bed and Breakfast costs £37 per person and the evening meal costs £15 per person. How much is the total cost, if VAT is added at 171/2%? _________ 
The owners of a museum are expecting a 14%
increase in visitors next year.
This year they had 20 200 visitors.
How many visitors should they expect next year?
_________