Percentages Word Problem Worksheet 2

This worksheet contains a series of problems that involve different applications of percentages. The problems range from calculating how many questions a student got correct on a quiz based on their percentage score, to figuring out savings during a sale, to determining quantities in a given population, like how many students brought their lunch to school. It presents everyday scenarios in a question-and-answer multiple-choice format, where students have to select the correct option based on their percentage calculations.

The aim of this worksheet is to reinforce students’ skills in dealing with percentages in various contexts and to improve their numerical literacy. It is trying to teach students how to interpret percentage information and apply it to solve practical problems, a key skill in math that is also applicable in real-life situations. By presenting problems in a multiple-choice format, the worksheet also helps students to practice their test-taking strategies and decision-making skills when faced with several possible answers.