Year 6 Percentage of an Amount 1 Maths Challenge

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 6 Percentage of an Amount 1 Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ ability to find 50%, 25%, 10% and 1% of any amount. Pupils will apply their knowledge to find Benji’s mystery number by using the percentage clues he has provided.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Percentages

Mathematics Year 6: (6R2) Solve problems involving the calculation of percentages [for example, of measures, and such as 15% of 360] and the use of percentages for comparison

Mathematics Year 6: (6F11) Recall and use equivalences between simple fractions, decimals and percentages, including in different contexts