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Lesson 4: Using Percents to Make Comparisons



 1. 

Theresa’s marks for different tests are shown in this table.

Subject
Mark
Social Studies27 out of 32
Science35 out of 45
Math28 out of 35
French17 out of 22
Music26 out of 33

On which test did she receive the best mark?
a.
French
b.
Music
c.
Math
d.
Social Studies
 

 2. 

Which percent is Theresa’s best mark?
a.
80%
b.
77%
c.
84%
d.
73%
 

 3. 

On which test did Theresa receive the lowest mark?
a.
French
b.
Math
c.
Science
d.
Music
 

 4. 

Which percent was Theresa’s lowest mark?
a.
88%
b.
77%
c.
73&
d.
75%
 

 5. 

Amir wanted to compare the batting averages of different baseball players on his houseleague team.

Player
Number of hits
Sara
27 out of 63   
Nick
32 out of 57   
Elaine
36 out of 60  
Manuel
  29 out of 58     

Who had the best batting average?
a.
Elaine
b.
Manuel
c.
Nick
d.
Sara
 

 6. 

What percent of the time did the player with the best batting average hit the ball?
a.
62%
b.
58%
c.
60%
d.
54%
 

 7. 

Who had the lowest batting average?
a.
Nick
b.
Elaine
c.
Manuel
d.
Sara
 

 8. 

What percent of the time did the player with the lowest batting average hit the ball?
a.
47%
b.
43%
c.
52%
d.
53%
 

 9. 

Rachael surveyed the students in 5 classes in her school to see which had the most students with red hair. She displayed her results in this table.

Class
Number of students
6A
5 out of 32
6B
8 out of 27
7A
5 out of 24
7B
6 out of 25
8
7 out of 30

Which class had the greatest number of students with red hair?
a.
6B
b.
7A
c.
8
d.
6A
 

 10. 

Which class had the least number of students with red hair?
a.
7A
b.
8
c.
6A
d.
7B
 



 
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