# percent

### There are 60 students in a class. Three-fourths of them are girls. How many boys are there

There are 60 students in a class. Three-fourths of them are girls. How many boys are there In the class, we have either boys or girls. Total...
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### After 20 minutes, Juan had completed 12 questions, which is 0.7 of his assignment. What percent of t

After 20 minutes, Juan had completed 12 questions, which is 0.7 of his assignment. What percent of the assignment has Juan NOT completed? We know...
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### There is a sales tax of \$15 on an item that costs \$153 before tax. A second item costs \$81.60 before

There is a sales tax of \$15 on an item that costs \$153 before tax. A second item costs \$81.60 before tax. What is the sales tax on the second...
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### Jerry, an electrician, worked 7 months out the year. What percent of the year did he work?

Jerry, an electrician, worked 7 months out the year. What percent of the year did he work? We know that there are 12 months in a year....
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### Suppose 5% of a package of balloons are yellow balloons. Then what percentage of balloons are a diff

Suppose 5% of a package of balloons are yellow balloons. Then what percentage of balloons are a different color than yellow? Our total...
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### Heather has completed six deliveries so far this week she needs to make 40 deliveries for the week w

Heather has completed six deliveries so far this week she needs to make 40 deliveries for the week what percentage of her deliveries has Heather...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 31, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### The astronomer found that 0.017 at the stars examined were red dwarfs. if 29,000 stars or examined,

The astronomer found that 0.017 at the stars examined were red dwarfs. if 29,000 stars or examined, how many were not red dwarfs? If 0.017 were...
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### Because of the promotion, attendance exceeded normal by 275 percent. If the normal attendance was 66

Because of the promotion, attendance exceeded normal by 275 percent. If the normal attendance was 6600 people, how many people attended? Find the...
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### A teacher’s salary was \$3300 after she had received an increase of 10%. Calculate the teacher’s sala

A teacher’s salary was \$3300 after she had received an increase of 10%. Calculate the teacher’s salary if she has received an increase of 20%...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 11, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A store is offering a 15% discount on all items. Write an equation relating the sale price S for an

A store is offering a 15% discount on all items. Write an equation relating the sale price S for an item to its list price L If we give a...
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### About 3/5th of the registered voters participated in 2016 election. California has 25 million regist

About 3/5th of the registered voters participated in 2016 election. California has 25 million registered voters. Find the number of registered...
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### There are 24 students in a class. Three new students joined the class. Work out the percentage chang

There are 24 students in a class. Three new students joined the class. Work out the percentage change in the number of students in the class. We...
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### A man bought a mobile phone for \$800 and sold it for \$1000. What was his profit as a percentage of t

A man bought a mobile phone for \$800 and sold it for \$1000. What was his profit as a percentage of the cost price Calculate Profit: Profit =...
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### The sales tax rate in a city is 7.27%. How much sales tax is charged on a purchase of 5 headphones

The sales tax rate in a city is 7.27%. How much sales tax is charged on a purchase of 5 headphones at \$47.44 each? What is the total price?...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jun 9, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Kim read 95% of a book. What percent of the book was not yet read?

Kim read 95% of a book. What percent of the book was not yet read? The full book is 100%. So percent unread is: Percent Unread = 100% - Percent...
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### A woman whose income for the year was \$42,800 paid \$10,700 in taxes. What percent of her income did

A woman whose income for the year was \$42,800 paid \$10,700 in taxes. What percent of her income did she pay in taxes? Tax Percent = Tax Amount /...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 6, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 41% of the passengers on the plane are men. 36% of them are women and 11% of them are boys. The rema

41% of the passengers on the plane are men. 36% of them are women and 11% of them are boys. The remaining 30 passengers are girls. How many...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 20, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### In one day, a store sells 14 pairs of jeans. The 14 jeans represent 20% of the total number of items

In one day, a store sells 14 pairs of jeans. The 14 jeans represent 20% of the total number of items sold that day. How many items did the store...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jun 19, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests