Percent Change - Practice

Activating the Accessibility Feature

The MathJax Menu triggers Assistive Technology (AT) to say “clickable” before each math element. This allows keyboard users to enter the MathJax Menu via the spacebar or menu key. To activate this feature, follow the steps below when using the math worksheet for the first time.

  1. Tab to a math problem.
  2. Hit the menu key.
  3. Hit the down-arrow key and select Accessibility submenu entry.
  4. Open the submenu entry and select hit the Activate command.

Saving Your Work

If you'd like to save your work so that you can pick up where you left off or to email your answers to a teacher, hit Ctrl+S. This will open the window where you can save your work. Hit Save. Your worksheet is now saved on your computer.

Find the percent change of each of the following and indicate whether the change is an increase or a decrease. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a percent.

Example Question 1:  From  17  to  15
Answer: 11.8% decrease
Question 2:  From  18  to  1
Question 3:  From  93  to  10
Question 4:  From  215  to  214.5
Question 5:  From  250  to  222
Question 6:  From  85  to  95
Question 7:  From  64.9  to  90
Question 8:  From  17.5  to  15
Question 9:  From  5.25  to  8
Question 10:  From  14  to  15

Some of the problems in this page are adapted from mashupmath. This worksheet was created by Rishab Pradeep, a Paths to Literacy volunteer contributor.