# Reverse Percentages

Author: Will Haining
Functional Skills: Reverse Percentages
Question 1
The value of a house increased by 6%.
The house then had a value of £265 000
Work out the value of the house before the increase.

Question 2
In a sale, the normal price of a book is reduced by 20%.
The sale price of the book is £4.80
Work out the normal price of the book.

Question 3
The value of a litre of petrol increased by 8%.
A litre of petrol then cost £1.62
Work out the price of a litre of petrol before the increase.

Question 4
In a sale, normal prices are reduced by 25%.
The normal price of a coat is reduced by £12
Work out the normal price of the coat.

Question 5
In a sale, the normal price of a TV is reduced by 20%.
The sale price of the TV is £660
Work out the normal price of the TV

Question 6
The cost of a council tax bill increased by 5%.
The council tax bill increased by £62.
Work out the cost of the council tax bill before the increase

Question 7
The price of a train season ticket increased by 4%.
The price of the ticket increased by £152.20
Work out the price of the train ticket before the increase.

Question 8
In a sale, the normal price of a car is reduced by 30%.
The sale price of the car is £6300
Work out the normal price of the car.

Question 9
In a sale, normal prices are reduced by 15%.
The normal price of a pen is reduced by £1.20
Work out the normal price of the pen.

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