Maharashtra Board Class 6 Maths Solutions Chapter 12 Percentage Practice Set 30

Maharashtra State Board Class 6 Maths Solutions Chapter 12 Percentage Practice Set 30

Question 1.
Shabana scored 736 marks out of 800 in her exams. What was the percentage she scored?
Solution:
Total marks of the examination = 800
Marks scored by Shabana = 736
Suppose Shabana scored A% marks.
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∴ A = 92%
∴ Shabana scored 92% marks.

Question 2.
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?
Solution:
Total number of students in the school = 500
Number of students who can swim = 350
Suppose A% students can swim.
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∴ 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.

Question 3.
If Prakash sowed jowar on 75% of the 19500 sq. m. of his land, on how many sq. m. did he actually plant jowar?
Solution:
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.
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∴ A = 14,625 sq. m.
∴ Prakash planted jowar in 14,625 sq.m.

Question 4.
Soham received 40 messages on his birthday. Of these, 90% were birthday greetings. How many other messages did he get besides the greetings?
Solution:
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.
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∴ 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.

Question 5.
Of the 5675 people in a village 5448 are literate. What is the percentage of literacy in the village?
Solution:
Number of people in the village = 5675
Number of people who are literate = 5448
Suppose the percentage of literacy in the village is A%.
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∴ A = 96%
∴ The percentage of literacy in the village is 96%.

Question 6.
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?
Solution:
Total number of women in Jambhulgaon = 1200
Number of women in Jambhulgaon who voted = 1080
Suppose A% women cast their vote in Jambhulgaon village.
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∴ 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.
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∴ 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

Question 1.
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)
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Solution:
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(This is one of the possible solutions of the above riddle. There are more solutions possible.)

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