# 2.05 Practical problems with percents

## Interactive practice questions

We can find $15%$15% of a quantity by first converting the percentage to a fraction.

a

First, write $15%$15% as a fraction in its simplest form.

b

Hence or otherwise, find $15%$15% of $160$160.

Easy
Approx a minute

We can find $250%$250% of a quantity by first converting the percentage to a fraction.

We can find $90%$90% of a quantity by first converting the percentage to a decimal.

We can find $220%$220% of a quantity by first converting the percentage to a decimal.

### Outcomes

#### 8.C.1

Solve real-world problems with rational numbers by using multiple operations.