368 Answered Questions for the topic Percentages

06/25/18

Percentages and proprtions

There are 7 apples and 3 oranges in a bowl. a) what proporn are apples? Write your answer as a percentage. b) what proportion are oranges? Write your answer as a percentage.

06/25/18

Proportions

There are 7 apples and 3 oranges in a bowl. a) what proporn are apples? Write your answer as a percentage. b) what proportion are oranges? Write your answer as a percentage.

06/21/18

Need help understanding percentages

I needed the percent of 23 over 50. Which is 46% if you divide the top by the bottom. Why don’t I get the same answer if I turn 23 into .23 and multiply it by 50.

06/17/18

Claire sells her stamp collection for $1600. With a given 25% profit from the amount she bought it for 2 years ago. What’s the original price?

Claire sells her stamp collection for $1600. This gives her a 25% profit on the amount she bought it for, 2 years ago. What was the original price she paid for it?

06/01/18

Can percentages decrease by more than 100 percent?

Can percentages decrease by more than 100 percent? If the original value is .2 and the new value is .00008, what is the percentage of the decrease?

06/01/18

Which calculation will give the new price? The answer is [75x1.1] But an explanation is needed.

A ticket costs $75. A fee of 10% is added to the price.   

05/18/18

how many oz. fat need to be added to 24 oz. 93% meat hamburger to bring it to 85% meat

Mixing fat with predetermined % of Lean hamburger to get a less lean product.

05/18/18

A town has 8331 people and 675 have lost power. What percentage of people have no power?

This just happened and our teacher wants us to figure it out for homework. I'm terrible at figuring out percentages.

05/16/18

30% of what is 25

I can't find the answer to 30% of what is 25

05/06/18

A bush is 1.85 meters high.In a year the height increases by 15%. Work out:a)The increase in height and b)The new height.

This a level 7 question and “a) and b)” are two different answers,please show your method and explain how you got the answers for both the questions.

05/05/18

katie has a 70% from the freethrow line how many shots does she need to make to bring it up to 75%

this is a problem on a study guide. d i cant seem to figure it out any and all help would be appreciated

04/28/18

Two numbers are respectively 20% and 50% more than a third number. What is the ratio of the two numbers

the questions i'm not able to understand  

04/24/18

Jimmy got 21 out of 24. What percentage did he get correct

It’s about percentages 

04/20/18

If I mix 3 drops of red dye with 2 drops of blue dye to make purple, what percent of the purple is blue?

What percent of the purple is blue?  

04/10/18

How to solve this percent mixture problem?

Hello, I was able to solve the percent mix problem before this one, but this just has me stumped for some reason. I'm having trouble understanding how to step up mixture equations.   Two factory... more

04/07/18

Same percentage increase, then decrease always ends in a lower number... Weird?

Say you invest $100 in the stock market. It goes up by 10% (now $110). The stock then reduces by 10% from the new value (now $99). If you do the same in the opposite order (reduce 10%, then add... more

04/07/18

What is the percentage increase?

A charity worker receives a wage increase from £185 per week to £200 per week. What is the percentage increas? 

04/04/18

Math question for assingment Thank you!

Incoming letters in the town office either go to 3 mail rooms for sorting, or are left unassigned. In August where 1,250 letters came in, 20% went to mail room A, 40% went to mail room B and 10%... more

03/07/18

A store pays $657 for a couch and marks the price up by 10% . What is the amount of the mark-up?

A store pays $657 for a couch and marks the price up by 10% . What is the amount of the mark-up?

03/04/18

A car costs 12,000. During a sale, it will cost 10,920. By what percent was the price reduced?

Asking about how much the car price was reduced during the sale (in percentage form).

03/04/18

The bill in a resturant totaled 45.50$. We wanted to give a tip of 20%. How much did we pay altogether?

Make sure to include at least one explanation on how it is solved.
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