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?

TASK 2:

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 studentsâ€™ 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.

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?

TASK 2: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 studentsâ€™ 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.

Sources:

http://au.ixl.com/math/year-7