Representing percentages on a hundred square

Home learning focus

In today's lesson, you will learn how to show percentages on a hundred square.

This lesson includes:

  • a learning summary
  • one activity

Created in partnership with Beyond.


A percent is measured out of 100, so a hundred square can be used to represent a percentage. A hundred square is also sometimes called a 100 grid.

Have a look at the slideshow below for more information.

'Percent' means 'out of 100'. You can represent a percentage on a grid with 100 squares.

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Activity 1

Worksheet: Representing percentages

Have a go at this worksheet from Beyond. There are 6 pages of questions to work through. You have to work out the percentages shaded on the hundred squares, or shade in the squares to represent percentages.

You can print it out or write your answers on a piece of paper.

Representing percentages on a 100 Grid

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