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**Singapore Maths: Primary 5 - Percentage, Word Problem Q5**

Word problem on percentage involving basic banking principles; explanation made easy through the use of models.

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Jay took a personal loan of $12,000 from a bank for a year at an annual interest rate of 16%. How much interest did he pay per month on the loan?
**Singapore Maths: Primary 5 - Percentage, Word Problem Q6**

Word problem on percentage dealing with measurement (length). Problem solving made easy through the use of models.

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In a family relay race of 10 km, the father ran 35% of the distance, the mother ran 35% of the distance, and each of the 2 children ran half of the remaining distance. What was the distance run by each child?

**Singapore Math: Primary 5 - Percentage, Word Problem Q7**

Word problem on percentage to reinforce the concept of converting a percentage to fraction. Problem solved using models.

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An amusement park received 4800 visitors over a weekend. If 60% of the visitors came on Saturday, how many visitors came on Sunday? Also, express your answer as a fraction of the total number of visitors.**Singapore Math: Primary 5 - Percentage, Word Problem Q8**

Word problem on percentage explained using models.

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Nina earns a monthly salary of $3700. She spent 35% of it on housing, 20% on food and 30% on other expenses. If she saves the rest, how much money does she save?**Topical Assessment: Percentage Question 30**

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After Margaret had given 10% of her stamps to Jane, Jane's collection of stamps increased by 25%. If Jane had 120 stamps at first, how many stamps did Margaret have at first?**Topical Assessment: Percentage Question 34**

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60% of the fruits were apples while the rest wee oranges and pears. 30% of the oranges and pears were pears. There were 48 fewer oranges than apples. How many fruits were there altogether?

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More Lessons for Singapore Math

Math Worksheets

Videos, worksheets, solutions, and activities to help students learn about percentage word problems in Singapore Math.

Word problem on percentage involving basic banking principles; explanation made easy through the use of models.

Example:

Jay took a personal loan of $12,000 from a bank for a year at an annual interest rate of 16%. How much interest did he pay per month on the loan?

Word problem on percentage dealing with measurement (length). Problem solving made easy through the use of models.

Example:

In a family relay race of 10 km, the father ran 35% of the distance, the mother ran 35% of the distance, and each of the 2 children ran half of the remaining distance. What was the distance run by each child?

Word problem on percentage to reinforce the concept of converting a percentage to fraction. Problem solved using models.

Example:

An amusement park received 4800 visitors over a weekend. If 60% of the visitors came on Saturday, how many visitors came on Sunday? Also, express your answer as a fraction of the total number of visitors.

Word problem on percentage explained using models.

Example:

Nina earns a monthly salary of $3700. She spent 35% of it on housing, 20% on food and 30% on other expenses. If she saves the rest, how much money does she save?

Example:

After Margaret had given 10% of her stamps to Jane, Jane's collection of stamps increased by 25%. If Jane had 120 stamps at first, how many stamps did Margaret have at first?

Example:

60% of the fruits were apples while the rest wee oranges and pears. 30% of the oranges and pears were pears. There were 48 fewer oranges than apples. How many fruits were there altogether?

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