# Selina solutions for Concise Mathematics Class 7 ICSE chapter 8 - Percent and Percentage [Latest edition]

## Chapter 8: Percent and Percentage

Exercise 8 (A)Exercise 8 (B)Exercise 8 (C)
Exercise 8 (A)

### Selina solutions for Concise Mathematics Class 7 ICSE Chapter 8 Percent and Percentage Exercise 8 (A)

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 1.1

Express the following as percent: 3/4

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 1.2

Express the following as percent: 2/3

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 1.3

Express the following as percent: 0.025

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 1.4

Express the following as percent: 0.125

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 1.5

Express the following as percent: 3/8

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 1.6

Express the following as percent: 0.25

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 2.1

Express the following percentage as a fraction and as a decimal number:

7 1/2 %

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 2.2

Express the following percentage as a fraction and as a decimal number:

2.50 %

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 2.3

Express the following percentage as a fraction and as a decimal number:

0.02 %

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 2.4

Express the following percentage as a fraction and as a decimal number:

175 %

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 2.5

Express the following percentage as a fraction and as a decimal number:

5 %

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 2.6

Express the following percentage as a fraction and as a decimal number:

25 %

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 3.1

What percent is: 16 hours of 2 days?

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 3.2

What percent is: 40 paisa of Rs. 2?

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 3.3

What percent is: 25 cm of 4 metres

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 3.4

What percent is: 600 gm of 5 kg?

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 4.1

Find the value of: 5% of Rs. 350

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 4.2

Find the value of 10% of Rs. 400.40

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 4.3

Find the value of 1% of Rs. 500

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 4.4

Find the value of 12 1/2 % of 80 kg

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 4.5

Find the value of 5/8 % of Rs. 600.

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 4.6

Find the value of 33 1/3 % of 27 m

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 5

In a class of 60 children, 30% are girls. How many boys are there?

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 6

In an election, two candidates A and B contested. A got 60% of the votes. The total votes polled were 8000. How many votes did each get?

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 7

A person saves 12% of his salary every month. If his salary is ₹2,500, find his expenditure.

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 8

Seeta got 75% marks out of a total of 800. How many marks did she lose ?

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 9

A shop worth ₹25,000 was insured for 95% of its value. How much would the owner get in case of any mishappening?

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 10

A class has 30 boys and 25 girls. What is the percentage of boys in the class?

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 11.1

Express: 3 2/5 as a percent.

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 11.2

Express: 0.0075 as a percent.

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 11.3

Express: 3 : 20 as percent.

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 11.4

Express: 60 cm as percent of 1 m 25 cm

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 11.5

Express: 9 hours as a percent of 4 days.

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 12.1

Find 2% of 2 hours 30 min

Exercise 8 (A) | Q 12.2

What percent of 12 kg is 725 gm?

Exercise 8 (B)

### Selina solutions for Concise Mathematics Class 7 ICSE Chapter 8 Percent and Percentage Exercise 8 (B)

Exercise 8 (B) | Q 1

Deepak bought a basket of mangoes containing 250 mangoes 12% of these were found to be rotten. Of the remaining, 10% got crushed. How many mangoes were in good condition?

Exercise 8 (B) | Q 2

In a Maths Quiz of 60 questions, Chandra got 90% correct answers and Ram got 80% correct answers. How many correct answers did each give? What percent is Ram’s correct answers to Chandra’s correct answers?

Exercise 8 (B) | Q 3

In an examination, the maximum marks are 900. A student gets 33% of the maximum marks and fails by 45 marks. What is the passing mark? Also, find the pass percentage.

Exercise 8 (B) | Q 4

In a train, 15% of people travel in the first class, 35% travel in second class. The balance travel in the A.C. class? Calculate the percentage of A.C. class travelers?

Exercise 8 (B) | Q 5

A boy eats 25% of the cake and gives away 35% of it to his friends. What percent of the cake is still left with him?

Exercise 8 (B) | Q 6

What is the percentage of vowels in the English alphabet?

Exercise 8 (B) | Q 7.1

6 1/4% of what number is 375?

Exercise 8 (B) | Q 7.2

0.2 % of a number is 5. Find the number.

Exercise 8 (B) | Q 7.3

30 is 16 2/3% of a number. Find the number.

Exercise 8 (B) | Q 8

The money spent on the repairs of a house was 1% of its value. If the repair, costs Rs. 5,000, find the cost of the house.

Exercise 8 (B) | Q 9

In a school out of 300 students, 70% are girls and 30% are boys. If 30 girls leave and no new boy is admitted, what is the new percentage of girls in the school?

Exercise 8 (B) | Q 10

Kumar bought a transistor for Rs. 960. He paid 12 % cash money. The rest he agreed to pay in 12 equal monthly instalments. How much will he pay each month?

Exercise 8 (B) | Q 11

An ore contains 20% zinc. How many kg of ore will be required to get 45 kg of zinc?

Exercise 8 (C)

### Selina solutions for Concise Mathematics Class 7 ICSE Chapter 8 Percent and Percentage Exercise 8 (C)

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 1

The salary of a man is increased from Rs. 600 per month to Rs. 850 per month. Express the increase in salary as percent.

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 2.1

Increase: 60 by 5%

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 2.2

Increase: 20 by 15%

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 2.3

Increase: 48 by 12 1/2 %

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 2.4

Increase: 80 by 140%

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 2.5

Increase: 1000 by 3.5%

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 3.1

Decrease: 80 by 20%

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 3.2

Decrease: 300 by 10%

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 3.3

Decrease: 50 by 12.5 %

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 4.1

What number: When increased by 10% becomes 88?

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 4.2

What number: When increased by 15% becomes 230?

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 4.3

What number: When decreased by 15% becomes 170?

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 4.4

What number: When decreased by 40% becomes 480?

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 4.5

What number: When increased by 100% becomes 100?

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 4.6

What number: When decreased by 50% becomes 50?

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 5

The price of a car is lowered by 20% to Rs. 40,000. What was the original price? Also, find a reduction in price.

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 6

If the price of an article is increased by 25%, The increase is Rs. 10. Find a new price.

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 7

If the price of an article is reduced by 10%, the reduction is Rs. 40. What is the old price?

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 8

The price of a chair is reduced by 25%. What is the ratio of:

(i) Change in price to the old price.
(ii) Old price to the new price.

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 9.1

If x is 20% less than y, find : "x"/"y"

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 9.2

If x is 20% less than y, find : ("y" - "x")/"y"

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 9.3

If x is 20% less than y, find : "x"/("y" - "x")

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 10.1

If x is 30% more than y; find : "x"/"y"

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 10.2

If x is 30% more than y; find : ("y" + "x")/"x"

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 10.3

If x is 30% more than y; find : "y"/("y" - "x")

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 11

The weight of a machine is 40 kg. By mistake it was weighed as 40.8 kg. Find the error percent.

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 12

From a cask, containing 450 litres of petrol, 8% of the petrol was lost by leakage and evaporation. How many litres of petrol was left in the cask?

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 13

An alloy consists of 13 parts of copper, 7 parts of zinc and 5 parts of nickel. What is the percentage of each metal in the alloy?

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 14

In an examination, first division marks are 60%. A student secures 538 marks and misses the first division by 2 marks. Find the total marks of the examination.

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 15

Out of 1200 pupils in a school, 900 are boys and the rest are girls. If 20% of the boys and 30% of the girls wear spectacles, find :

(i) how many pupils in all, wear spectacles?

(ii) what percent of the total number of pupils wear spectacles?

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 16

Out of 25 identical bulbs, 17 are red, 3 are black and the remaining are yellow. Find the difference between the numbers of red and yellow bulbs and express this difference as percent.

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 17

A number first increases by 20% and then decreases by 20%. Find the percentage increase or decrease on the whole.

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 18

A number is first decreased by 40% and then again decreased by 60%. Find the percentage increase or decrease on the whole.

Exercise 8 (C) | Q 19

If 150% of a number is 750, find 60% of this number.

## Chapter 8: Percent and Percentage

Exercise 8 (A)Exercise 8 (B)Exercise 8 (C)

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