368 Answered Questions for the topic Percentages

12/05/17

How much of the original check was withdrawn?

Keith spent 2/5 of a check on cards, 1/4 on music, and deposited 7/20 into savings. Later he withdrew 2/3 of the amount he deposited. What fraction in simplest form of the original check did he... more

11/23/17

If i have 7 types of food, each with 7 nutrient %. I know how much of each nutrient i want. How do i work out how much of each food i should eat?

If i have 7 types of food, each with 7 nutrient %. I know how much of each nutrient i want. How do i work out how much of each food i should eat?I have a spreadsheet with the amounts if needed. I... more

11/19/17

Math Percentage question

George sold his piano to Harry and made a sum of money 25% of the cost. Then Harry sold the piano to John but loses 25% of the cost. If John paid 2250$ for the piano, how much did George pay for... more

11/09/17

How to find percentage of decrease in a price

If a customer pays $18.00 for a DVD that originally cost $20.00 what is the percent decrease in the cost of the DVD?

11/09/17

How many acres of farmland will the county have if the farmland decreases by 20%

 A farmer considering selling her farm to developers who will convert to resort.

11/05/17

Statistics question.

I'm having a bit of trouble with this question. So I know that I need to find the z-score, but after that i'm not sure how to fer the exact percentage? I know the formulas for the z-score and... more

10/22/17

If the value of a gold coin is increased by 20% each year, find the percentage increase of the coin over three years.

If the value of a gold coin is increased by 20% each year, find the percentage increase of the coin over three years.

10/22/17

The price of a computer is reduced by 10%. by what percentage must the new price be increased, to restore the original price?

The price of a computer is reduced by 10%. by what percentage must the new price be increased, to restore the original price?

10/22/17

A dealer bought a used car for $12600, repaired it and sold it for $18000, thus making a profit of 25%. How much did he spend on repairs?

A dealer bought a used car for $12600, repaired it and sold it for $18000, thus making a profit of 25%. How much did he spend on repairs? 

10/16/17

A growth factor of 1.01 corresponds to a growth rate of ______ %

 A growth factor of 1.01 corresponds to a growth rate of _____ %

10/15/17

Emma spent 2% more on the sweater than the shoes. The cost of the sweater is what percent of the cost of the shoes?

Emma went on a shopping trip and she bought shoes and a sweater.

10/14/17

Compound percentages

A cheetah can run at a maximum of 113km/h. The cheetah looses 7% of its maximum speed each year.Find the cheetahs maximum speed after 5 years.

10/13/17

I dont know how to summarise this question sorry.

Laura invested €1200 to be withdrawn in two equal instalments. The first instalment was to be withdrawn at the end of the second year and the other to be withdrawn at the end of the third year. if... more

10/06/17

A business owner

A business owner takes out a 4-month loanat a 6% per year simple interest rate. Atthe end of the 4-month loan period, theinterest owed is $194. What was the principalamount borrowed?

10/02/17

percentage changes

a watermelon weighing 20 kg contains 96% of water by weight . it is put in sun for some time and some water evaporates . so that now it contains only 95% of water by weight . the new weight of... more

09/30/17

If 756.39 decreases by 3.68%, what is the result

Question 1 options:If 756.39 decreases by 3.68%, what is the result? Round to two decimal places.

09/29/17

What is my total coinsurance?

So i have 80% coinsurance on the first $2,000 and then 100% coinsurance on the next $20,000, what is my total coinsurance if i combine them?

09/25/17

Can you solve this?..

A company produces a set of blocks. It costs them $5 to make. They mark it up 300% when they sell it to a toy distributor. The toy distributor marks it up an additional 150% when they sell it to a... more

09/20/17

Each year the value of a car decreases by 25% of its value from the previous year. After 5 years, what is the value of a car that was originaly worth $17,500.00

This question is stumping my 11 year old.  Can someone please show me the process in which to solve this to help explain this to her.

09/14/17

Alcohol Solutions

A nurse needs rubbing alcohol, which is a 70% alcohol solution. However, there is only a 40% alcohol solution and a 90% alcohol solution in stock. How much of each solution should be mixed in order... more

09/07/17

If Caron invested $1800 in a simple interest account and earned $84 in 8 months what is the annual interest rate?

I know how to find the percent that she has earned currently, I do not know how to find the annual. 

09/02/17

Percentages

Which is the least and which is the greatest.. 0.125%, 0.35%, 0.6%  

09/01/17

if 41=63% what is the remaining 37%

im not a tutor or a student, i got asked this questions and its beginning to drive me crazy.

08/29/17

Cherries make up 20% of all trees. What part of the number of cherry trees does the number of apple trees make up.

A garden has cherry trees and apple trees
1 2 3 5 7 8 15

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