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Filling in the gaps with the information you’ve been given.

Now it’s time to fill in the numbers. The whole of anything is always 100% – in almost every percentage sum you do, you’ll need to put 100% in one of the boxes. Here, it goes in the middle right – in the ‘per cent’ column and the ‘whole thing’ row.

The question also states that the ‘whole thing’ is £340, so that has to go in the ‘whole thing’ row and the ‘pounds’ column – the middle.

The last number you know about is that your answer has to be 20% of the whole thing, so you have to put 20 in the ‘per cent’ column and the ‘part’ row, which is the bottom right square.

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