# Percentage Comparisons Help Sheet

## Percentage Comparisons Help Sheet  Resource (Free Download)

Suitable for Year groups: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

## Percentage Comparisons Help Sheet  resource description

This resource is a percentage wall to aid in the comparisons of differnt percentages. It shows a whole split into sections of 50%, 25%, 20%, 10% and 5%.

# Percentage Comparisons Help Sheet

## What is the resource?

This  PDF offers percentage problems designed to focus on finding differences and using language like  'more than' and 'less than'. Suits both upper primary and secondary learners.

## Why are percentage comparisons important?

They're everywhere in daily life, often when numbers seem tricky at first glance:

• Shopping discounts: Is 20% off, then another 10% off a better deal than a single 30% off?
• News & stats: "Crime rates up by 5%" – sounds bad, but was it tiny to start with?
• Personal finance: Understanding how interest rate differences impact budgets over time.
• Making informed choices: The language of comparison underlies logical decision-making.

## Why is this resource helpful?

The problems shift away from just calculation, making kids focus on the meaning:

• Word problems included: Real-life style wording builds a bridge between maths & its uses.
• Promotes comparison: Focuses on the relationship between percentages, not just finding one-offs.
• Differentiates easily: Problems can be used for simple change or multi-step challenges.
• Printable PDF: Ensures teachers can give practice/tests fitting learners' current skills.

This resource helps students see 'percentages' aren't just abstract symbols. It turns calculations into tools for solving everyday issues.

Also, have a look at our wide range of worksheets that are specifically curated to help your students practice their skills related to percentage worksheets. These teaching resources and worksheets are in PDF format and can be downloaded easily.

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