This worksheet consists of percentage-related word problems set in the context of the social media platform Instagram. Students are asked to solve problems about follower growth, engagement rates from likes and comments, and the effectiveness of hashtags in posts. It also includes scenarios about sponsored posts and the fees associated with them, as well as questions about the income of influencers after taking Instagram’s cut from sponsored post earnings.
The worksheet is designed to teach students how to calculate percentages and apply these skills to social media analytics. It illustrates the practical application of percentages in real-life situations like calculating growth in followers, determining the percentage of engagement on posts, and understanding the financial aspects of sponsored content. By using the context of Instagram, a platform many students are likely familiar with, the worksheet aims to make the math more relatable and engaging, thereby helping students to grasp the importance and utility of percentages in the digital world.