**In this module, you can ****study how to solve percent problems. There are lots of different methods for solving percentage problems. You can use simple formulae, set up a proportion or use a grid or pyramid, to name a few. On this page, you can study three different ways of solving percent problems.**

- Read about solving percent problems by using formulas.This page from learningwave.com shows you how to solve all three types of percent problems. You need to know how to convert a percent to a decimal before coming to this page.

There are only three basic types of percent problems:

(1) What is Y% of Z?

(2) X is Y% of what?

(3) X is what % of Z?

**Study and practice**

- Read about solving percent problems by using the proportion methodThis page from Amby's Math Resources shows you how to use the proportion method to solve each of the three types of percent problems. At the end there are practice problems for you to try.
- Read about solving percent problems by using a "pyramid grid"This link takes you to an interactive slide show where you can learn how to use a pyramid grid to solve percent problems.

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- Quiz yourself on percentage problems (1)Try these "What is Y% of Z?" problems at onlinemathlearning.com.
- Quiz yourself on percentage problems (2)Try these "X is what % of Z" problems at onlinemathlearning.com.
- Quiz yourself of percentage problems (3)Check your understanding of "X is Y% of what" problems at onlinemathlearning.com.
- Quiz yourself on mixed percentage problemsTry all three types of percentage problems in one quiz.