Hot Shots 1
AO elaboration and other teaching resources
These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practice number properties.
find a percentage of an amount
Proportions and Ratios, AM (Stage 7)
Basic multiplication facts
Convert fractions to decimals
Students who can know simple percentages equivalent to ½ or ¼ etc, and their equivalent value as decimals will find this activity very accessible.
In this activity students use a percentage strip to calculate percentages. The percentage strip allows students to see the percentage as a proportion. Percentages can be used to compare fractions.
Comments on the Exercises
Asks students to use the percentage strips to work out percentages like 9 out of 18.
Asks students to solve word problems that involve finding a percentage.