Middle Years

4.05 Percentage increase and decrease

Interactive practice questions

Here is a grid of one hundred blue squares.
Each small square represents $1%$1% of the total.

a

Which of the following represents $3%$3% more than the original grid?

A

B

C

D

A

B

C

D
b

Which two descriptions match the answer from part (a)?

$3%$3% of the original grid

A

The original grid increased by $103%$103%

B

$103%$103% of the original grid

C

The original grid increased by $3%$3%

D

$3%$3% of the original grid

A

The original grid increased by $103%$103%

B

$103%$103% of the original grid

C

The original grid increased by $3%$3%

D
Easy
Approx a minute
Each small square represents $1%$1% of the total.
Each small square represents $1%$1% of the total.
Each small square represents $1%$1% of the total.