Percentages of an Amount Mystery Activity!
Use the clue cards to calculate the missing numbers in the grid.
The number in the top right is 50% of the number in the bottom left... The numbers in the bottom row add up to 35% of 300.
There are three worksheets in this pack:
Level 1: All percentages are multiples of 10;
Level 2: More varied percentages to calculate, including 5%, 1% and 2%;
Level 3: A larger, 4 by 4 grid, with a mixture of different percentages to calculate, such as 88% of 200.
As an extension, students could make up their own mystery activity on calculating percentages of an amount.
This activity is good for homework as it is easy to check students have answered all the questions correctly at a glance.
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Tags: Percentages of an amount, calculating percentages, problem solving;
Common Core: 6.RP.A.3c 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.