Name:    Lesson 4: Using Percents to Make Comparisons

1.

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

 Subject Mark Social Studies 27 out of 32 Science 35 out of 45 Math 28 out of 35 French 17 out of 22 Music 26 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