# Percentages Math Worksheets

## In this section, you can view and download all of our percentages worksheets. These include common-core aligned, themed and age-specific worksheets. Perfect to use in the classroom or homeschooling environment.

**Percentages Worksheets & Study Resources:**

**Percentages Worksheets & Study Resources:**

**Brief definition**

A percentage is generally defined as a number or ratio represented in the form of fractions of 100. The symbol used to represent percentage is % and can also be expressed as a fraction. In another explanation, a percentage is defined as how much of one quantity is to the whole quantity and is multiplied to 100. Percentages more than a hundred mean that there is a whole plus some parts of the whole, while percentages less than a hundred mean less than a whole.

**Importance of the Topic**

Percentage is also one of the basic topics in Math which has many applications in real life. Learning percentage is also like learning fractions and decimals. It is a handy way to compare fractions, especially with different denominators, quickly. Understanding and applying percentage, learners can change a fraction to percent, percent to fraction, decimal to percent and percent to decimal, calculate a percent change, and calculate how much is 20% or 30% of a whole. **Application of the Learned Topic in Life**

Percentage is used in many fields, commonly in business and finance, for computing expenditures, loss and profit. It is also used in schools and universities to give a mark to students in a specific subject. This can also be applied to getting discounts in stores, interest rates in banks, taxes, a commission in selling something, and elections. Another application of percentage is when you are dividing a pizza into equal parts, you can represent the slices you have eaten as a percent.