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6th Grade Percent Word Problems

Welcome to our 6th Grade Percent Word Problems page. In this area, we have a selection of percentage problem worksheets for 6th graders designed to help children learn to solve a range of percentage problems.

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Here you will find a selection of worksheets on percentages designed to help your child practise how to apply their knowledge to solve a range of percentage problems..

The sheets are graded so that the easier ones are at the top.

The sheets have been split up into sections as follows:

  • general percentage problems;
  • solving percentage problems with bar graphs.

Each of the general problem solving sheets has also been split into 2 different worksheets:

  • Sheet A which is set at an easier level;
  • Sheet B which is set at a harder level;

Some of our worksheets have UK versions, which use £ instead of $.

6th Grade Percentages Problems Worksheets - General Problems

There are 6 problems on each sheet. Sheet A is an easier version and Sheet B is a harder version.

Answer sheets include example working out to solve the problems.

  • 6th Grade Percent Word Problems Sheet 6.1A
  • PDF version
  • 6th Grade Percent Word Problems Sheet 6.1B
  • 6th Grade Percent Word Problems Sheet 6.2A
  • UK version Worksheet
  • UK version Answers
  • UK Version PDF
  • 6th Grade Percent Word Problems Sheet 6.2B
  • UK Version Worksheet
  • UK Version Answers
  • 6th Grade Percent Word Problems Sheet 6.3A
  • 6th Grade Percent Word Problems Sheet 6.3B

6th Grade Bar Graph Percentage Word Problems

These sheets involve using bar graph data to solve different percentage problems.

There is only one version of each sheet, and both sheets are at a similar level of difficulty.

  • 6th Grade Bar Graph Percentage Word Problems 6.1
  • 6th Grade Bar Graph Percentage Word Problems 6.2

Bar Graph Percentage Word Problems Walkthrough Video

This short video walkthrough shows the problems from our 6th Grade Bar Graph Percentage Word Problems Worksheet 6.2 being solved and has been produced by the West Explains Best math channel.

If you would like some support in solving the problems on these sheets, please check out the video below!

More Recommended Math Worksheets

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  • Basic Percentage Word Problems

These word problems are at a slightly easier level than those on this page.

All the problems involve finding the percentage of a range of numbers and amounts.

Percentage of Money Amounts

Often when we are studying percentages, we look at them in the context of money.

The sheets on this page are all about finding percentages of different amounts of money.

  • Money Percentage Worksheets

Percentage of Number Worksheets

If you would like some practice finding the percentage of a range of numbers, then try our Percentage Worksheets page.

You will find a range of worksheets starting with finding simple percentages such as 1%, 10% and 50% to finding much trickier ones.

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We have created a range of worksheets based around percentage increases and decreases.

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  • finding percentage change between two numbers;
  • finding a given percentage increase from an amount;
  • finding a given percentage decrease from an amount.

Converting Percentages to Fractions

To convert a fraction to a percentage follows on simply from converting a fraction to a decimal.

Simply divide the numerator by the denominator to give you the decimal form. Then multiply the result by 100 to change the decimal into a percentage.

The printable learning fraction page below contains more support, examples and practice converting fractions to decimals.

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Percents Worksheets

Math worksheets: percents.

These worksheets provide practice in common calculations involving percents , including changing decimals to and from percents, finding percentages of numbers and fining how many percent a number is of another number.

7 / 10 = ___%
15% = 15/100  = 3/20
0.65 = ___%
(over 100%) 1.54 = ___ %
   
3/100 = 0.03 = 3%
70% of 80 =
500% of 40 =
, harder 30% of 44 =
, harder-2 93% of 21 =
   
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60 = ___% of 65
, missing number 70% of ___ = 56

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Standard 6.RP.A.3c - Practice finding the percents of numbers in a word problem.

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  1. 6th Grade Percent Word Problems - Math Salamanders

    Welcome to our 6th Grade Percent Word Problems page. In this area, we have a selection of percentage problem worksheets for 6th graders designed to help children learn to solve a range of percentage problems.

  2. Percent word problems (practice) | Khan Academy

    Percent word problems. Google Classroom. Microsoft Teams. 2 % of the students at Hamilton Middle School have red hair. There are 700 students at Hamilton Middle School.

  3. Grade 6 math word problems with percents - Mathinenglish.com

    Question 1. Father gave me some money. I could choose between 15% of 1,500$ or 25% of 1,000$. Which amount did I choose? Question 2. Mike had 180 blue and red pencils. He had 45 blue pencils. What percentage of his pencils was red?

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  5. Percents Worksheets - free & printable | K5 Learning

    These worksheets provide practice in common calculations involving percents, including changing decimals to and from percents, finding percentages of numbers and fining how many percent a number is of another number.

  6. Percents of Numbers - Grade 6 - Practice with Math Games

    Standard 6.RP.A.3c - Practice finding the percents of numbers in a word problem. Included Skills: Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100 (e.g., 30% of a quantity means 30/100 times the quantity); solve problems involving finding the whole, given a part and the percent.