These lessons, with videos, worksheets, stories and songs, help Grade 6 students learn how to solve percent word problems.

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**Three Types of Percent Word Problems**

The following diagram and video shows how to solve three types of percent word problems. Scroll down the page for more examples of percent word problems.

**How to solve word problems involving percent?**

Percent Word Problems

- Andy has 240 toy cars. 20% of the cars are red. How many red cars are there?
- If a bicycle normally sells for $495 is on sale for 10% off, how much will it cost?

**How to solve Percent Word Problem Involving Tax?**

- Convert the percent to a decimal.
- Multiply the decimal by the cost.
- Add the result to the original cost.

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