• Mathematics
  • Year 8


approx. 5 hrs

2 topics

13 concepts

Refine your knowledge and understanding of Percentages to achieve better results

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This learning program is a key part of Number and Algebra in the Australian curriculum. We teach students how to calculate a percentage of a quantity, including increasing and decreasing by a percentage amount. We help students recognise and appreciate the application of percentage discounts or increases on products, increases and losses on investments or loans, and calculate profit and loss on goods bought and sold.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 2 topics, broken down into 13 concepts.

  • Computations with Percentages 5 concepts

    1. Interpret and calculate percentages greater than 100

    2. Express one quantity as a percentage of another

    3. Calculate the percent of an amount

    4. Decrease a quantity by a percentage

    5. Increase a quantity by a percentage

  • Percentages and Money 8 concepts

    1. Calculate the cost price, given the selling price and percentage profit/loss

    2. Calculate percentage change including profit and loss

    3. Calculate the selling price, given the percentage profit/loss and the cost price

    4. Calculate the Goods and Services Tax (GST)

    5. Calculate pre-GST amount of goods and services using the unitary method

    6. Calculate discounts or markups

    7. Use the unitary method to solve problems involving percentages

    8. Calculate GST-inclusive prices for goods purchased in Australia

What you'll get

Learning Content

  • A customised learning plan to suit your needs, adapting to your pace as you learn, progress and achieve mastery
  • All the content required to help you master the syllabus, including theory, worked examples, exam preparation and practice questions

An Expert Tutor

  • We match you to a private, expert tutor who is right for your needs and goals
  • Our tutors are talented, tested, top ATAR achievers and subject experts
  • During each session, your tutor guides you through your learning program, providing real-time, live expert tutoring in Percentages


  • Access information at every stage showing what's been mastered, what areas need to be worked on and what's next
  • You and your parents receive a comprehensive feedback report after every session
  • Every session is recorded and available for you to watch at any time, allowing you to review what was covered

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