Finding percentages

A percentage is a fraction of 100.

30% (30 in each 100) as a fraction is 30/100

30% as a decimal is 0.3.

Often, in real life - and maths exams - you must find a percentage of a quantity. First, write the percentage as a fraction or a decimal, then multiply by the quantity.

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  • Created on: 13-05-12 14:22


Income Tax

People pay tax on the income they earn. The basic rate of income tax is 20% (as of 2011).


Value Added Tax is added to the cost of most things you buy. It is charged at 20% (as of 2011).

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