Work through these online activities:

Percent equations

Percents of numbers and money amounts

You may like to use a dual number line to work through the problem or a percentage wheel to help you to know which formula to use to solve the problem.

Try to do each question in your head or on paper first before using a calculator to check.

As you are working, ask yourself, is this question asking me to find a missing whole or a missing percentage?


Create a percentage question
This can be either a missing part, a missing whole or a missing percentage question, but do not say which type.
Upload your percentage question here.
Have a look at other students’ questions.
For at least one question, work out the answer and then add a comment underneath stating whether you think the question was looking for the missing part, missing whole or missing percentage.

Now let's look at how we use percentages in real life.