Percentages

New Zealand

Level 4

We want to increase $1300$1300 by $40%$40% by following the steps outlined below.

a

First find $40%$40% of $1300$1300.

b

Add the percentage increase to the original amount to find the amount after the increase.

c

Calculate $140%$140% of $1300$1300.

d

Is increasing an amount by $40%$40% equivalent to finding $140%$140% of that amount?

Yes

A

No

B

Easy

Approx 2 minutes

We want to decrease $1500$1500 by $15%$15% by following the steps outlined below.

Steph is going to buy a hat that is marked as $25%$25% off. The original price was $\$36$$36.

Edward is going to buy a hat that is marked as $25%$25% off. The original price is $\$26$$26.

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