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Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will learn how to decrease an amount by a percentage, by using a decimal multiplier.

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3 Questions

Q1.
To increase 300 by 40%, I multiply 300 by...
0.4
Correct answer: 1.4
140
40
Q2.
To increase 300 by 16%, I multiply 300 by...
0.16
Correct answer: 1.16
1.6
16
Q3.
To increase 300 by 5%, I multiply 300 by...
0.05
Correct answer: 1.05
1.5
5

3 Questions

Q1.
To DECREASE 80 by 30%, I multiply 80 by...
0.03
0.3
Correct answer: 0.7
1.3
Q2.
To DECREASE 80 by 8%, I multiply 80 by...
0.08
0.8
Correct answer: 0.92
0.98
Q3.
If I decrease 60 by 40%, my answer is...
20
24
Correct answer: 36
42

Lesson appears in

UnitMaths / Percentages