Percentages Word Problem Worksheet 3

This worksheet is comprised of ten questions, each presenting a unique scenario in which students must calculate the results of percentage increases, decreases, or proportions. The questions cover various situations, such as discounts during a sale, increments in allowance, participation rates in an activity, price adjustments, and changes in performance metrics. Each problem requires the student to apply their understanding of percentages to figure out the numerical outcome based on the information provided.

The worksheet is designed to further develop students’ proficiency with percentages, particularly in understanding how they are used to represent changes and comparisons. It teaches students to perform calculations involving percentage increase and decrease, which are common in financial literacy, statistics, and consumer mathematics. The variety of contexts presented in the problems also serves to show students the wide range of real-life applications for percentage calculations, thereby enhancing their practical mathematical skills.