Provided by Sandra Cathcart, taken from the numeracy project resources.


Has questions and answers and covers:

Finding a percentage of a quantity

Finding one quantity as a percentage of another

Find the total given the percentage of the total

Contextual problems

Increasing or decreasing by a percentage

Finding the original with increasing or decreasing by a percentage


Initially from

For Algebra Patterns and relationships.

Made by Helen Teal and Nicola Mann. Initial idea taken from


Note: There is an accompanying powerpoint “The Pitcher and the Crow Investigation”