Mathematics
Grade6
Easy

Question

In my fruit basket, there are 20 pieces of fruit, 7 of which are apples. Find the percentage of apples in the fruit basket.

  1. 35%
  2. 20%
  3. 70%
  4. 27%

Hint:

Convert it into fraction, multiply by 100 and add the symbol %.

The correct answer is: 35%


    Total number of fruits = 20
    Number of apples = 7
    Percentage of apples = fraction numerator N u m b e r space o f space a p p l e s over denominator T o t a l space n u m b e r space o f space f r u i t s end fraction cross times 100 space equals space 7 over 20 cross times 100 space equals space 35 percent sign
    Thus, there are 35% apples in the basket.

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