Percentage Challenge

Linked to our topic based around Disney the children have been multi-step problem solving. Thinking about finding percentages using all four operations. Can you solve the problem?

Favourite Disney Characters

1,200  children were asked to vote for their favourite Disney character. 10% voted for Mickey Mouse, 15% voted Simba, and 25% voted Aladdin. 8% of the children voted for Winnie the Pooh.  The rest of the children voted for Nemo.

How many children voted for Mickey Mouse?

How many children voted for Simba?

How many children voted for Aladdin?

How many children voted for Winnie the Pooh?

How would you calculate how many children voted for Nemo? Explain your answer showing reasoning.

 

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