368 Answered Questions for the topic Percentages

03/28/17

Suppose you buy a camcorder for $495 from A1 Electronics. The camcorder is on sale for 25% off and the sales tax rate in yours country is 5 1/2%.

How much is the discoun? How much is the sales tax, what is the total cost of the camcorder

03/26/17

After a 13% price reduction, a boat sold for $21,750. What was the boat's price before the reduction?

What is the algebraic equation for this word problem?

03/03/17

if there are 174 days in a school year, and a child is absent 47.5 days, what percentage of the school year were they in attendance?

I need to know the percentage of days in school for a child that has missed 47.5 days out of 174

03/02/17

32101 is 5% of what number?

 I need help with a statistic. Please answer quickly!  

02/27/17

word problem percentages (7th grade math)

the official world record for the man's marathon is 2 hrs 3 mmin 59 sec. the maraton was 42195kilometers. what was his average speed in meters per second. round to nearest 10th

02/22/17

Why does adding 10% and 5% of the same number together yield a different result that adding 15% of that number?

This is a markup question. I am trying to add 10% overhead and 5% profit to a construction job and get different results and can not understand why?

02/20/17

if a number is 20% more than the other, how much percent is the second number less than the first?

options a.37/3% b.50/3% c.49/3% d.none

02/15/17

percentages

The population of Centerville is 16,400; 75% of the people live in urban areas and 25% of the people live in rural areas. The population of Centerville is expected to increase 5% in the next 10... more

02/02/17

a store held a going out of business sale where everything was 35% off. Jackson spent a total of $98.93. What would he spent on the same items if there had been

this is a problem that is considered a percent problem. This percent problem is a multistep problem. Its from my 7th grade post test review. You have to find out what the orginial price was from... more

02/01/17

in a bag of marbles,7 are green, 20 are red and 8 are blue what percentage of the marbles are green

I GOT A HOMEWORK QUESTION AND I'M  USUALLY SO GOOD AT MATHS ESPECIALLY PERCENTAGES BUT THIS ONE JUST KNOCKED ME TO THE GROUND I'M NOT SURE IF I WANT THE ANSWER BUT I NEED TO KNOW THE WORKING OUT... more

01/31/17

Having a problem with my 6th grader's math problem. Would you please help?

Mrs. Ramey ordered donuts for her class. She ordered 12 glazed, 15 sprinkled and 11 Chocolate-dipped. What percent of the total donuts were glazed, sprinkled and chocolate-dipped?

01/31/17

Find original price

After a 80% reduction, you purchase a new DVD player on sale for $108. What was the original price of the DVD player?

01/28/17

Find the new amounts.

8 meters increased by 25% 50 points decreased by 26% 15 liters increased by 60% 25 penalties decreased by 32%

01/25/17

The number of passengers in 1993 was 5% higher than in 1992.The number in 1994 was 5% higher than in 1993.

What was the increase of percentage increase in the number of passengers from 1992 to 1994?

01/19/17

Percentages

If you spin a spinner 400 times, about how many times will the spinner land on a number less than 4. Will it land on a number less than 4 exactly this number of times or about this number of times.

01/14/17

complementary angles

The ratio of the measures of two complementary angles is 4 to 5. The smaller measure is increased by 10%. By what percent must the larger be decreased so that the two angles remain complementary? 

01/04/17

Work out the percentage of children that don't have free school meals

27 children have free school meals. 9 of the children have free school meals. Work put the percentage of childrwn that don't have free school meals  

12/30/16

Loren's snack mix

Loren made 20 ounces of a snack mix that was 2/5 peanuts, 25% raisins, and 4 ounces of chocolate chips. The rest was granola. How many ounces of granola were in Loren's snack mix?

12/30/16

Luis petition

Luis signed a petition with x signatures on it. The next day, the number of petition signers was 1.35X. Which expression is another way to describe the change in the number of signers?

12/30/16

Darealle's Christmas

Darealle buys Christmas presents for her whole family at once. She buys 2 bags of candy for $7.12 each, and 5 tablets for 150.00 each. The sales tax rate in Inglewood is 7.6%. How much will she... more

12/29/16

Percentage

In Chinatown, Kevin offered a salesperson $150 for a coat. The offer included the 7.5% sales tax. If the salesperson accepts the offer , what would be the price of the coat, to the nearest dollar,... more

12/27/16

Television percent

At a certain store, 48 televisions sets were sold in November. The manager at the store wants to encourage the sales team to sell more TVs by giving all the sales team members a bonus if the number... more
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