Maharashtra State Board Class 6 Maths Solutions Chapter 12 Percentage Practice Set 30
Shabana scored 736 marks out of 800 in her exams. What was the percentage she scored?
Total marks of the examination = 800
Marks scored by Shabana = 736
Suppose Shabana scored A% marks.
∴ A = 92%
∴ Shabana scored 92% marks.
There are 500 students in the school in Dahihanda village. If 350 of them can swim, what percent of them can swim and what percent cannot?
Total number of students in the school = 500
Number of students who can swim = 350
Suppose A% students can swim.
∴ A = 70%
Percentage of students who cannot swim = 100% – Percentage of students who can swim .
= 100% – 70% = 30%
∴ 70% of the students can swim and 30% cannot swim.
If Prakash sowed jowar on 75% of the 19500 sq. m. of his land, on how many sq. m. did he actually plant jowar?
Total area of the land = 19500 sq. m.
Percentage of area in which Prakash sowed jowar = 75%
Suppose Prakash planted jowar in A sq. m.
∴ A = 14,625 sq. m.
∴ Prakash planted jowar in 14,625 sq.m.
Soham received 40 messages on his birthday. Of these, 90% were birthday greetings. How many other messages did he get besides the greetings?
Total messages received by Soham on his birthday = 40
Percentage of messages received for birthday greetings = 90%
Suppose Soham got A number of birthday greetings.
∴ A = 36
∴ Number of messages received other than birthday greetings
= total messages received – total number of birthday greetings
= 40 – 36 = 4
∴ The number of messages received other than birthday greetings is 4.
Of the 5675 people in a village 5448 are literate. What is the percentage of literacy in the village?
Number of people in the village = 5675
Number of people who are literate = 5448
Suppose the percentage of literacy in the village is A%.
∴ A = 96%
∴ The percentage of literacy in the village is 96%.
In the elections, 1080 of the 1200 women in Jambhulgaon cast their vote, while 1360 of the 1700 in Wadgaon cast theirs. In which village did a greater proportion of women cast their votes?
Total number of women in Jambhulgaon = 1200
Number of women in Jambhulgaon who voted = 1080
Suppose A% women cast their vote in Jambhulgaon village.
∴ A = 90%
In Jambhulgaon, the percentage of women who voted in the elections was 90%.
Total number of women in Wadgaon = 1700 Number of women in Wadgaon who voted = 1360
Suppose B% women cast their vote in Wadgaon.
∴ B = 80%
∴ In Wadgaon, the percentage of women who voted in the elections was 80%.
∴ A greater proportion of women cast their votes in Jambhulgaon.
Maharashtra Board Class 6 Maths Chapter 12 Percentage Practice Set 30 Intext Questions and Activities
There are 9 squares in the figure alongside. The letters ABCDEFGHI are written in squares. Give each of the letters a unique number from 1 to 9 so that every letter has a different number.
Besides, A + B + C = C + D + E = E + F + G = G + H + I should also be true. (Textbook pg. no. 64)
(This is one of the possible solutions of the above riddle. There are more solutions possible.)