Word Problems: Percents

by Nancy Campbell

| 8 Questions1

1

There are 36 Performers in a dance recital. The ratio of men to women is 2:7. How many men are in the recital?

2

1

A 24-ounce box of raisins cousts $4.50. A 15-ounce box of raisins costs $3.15. Which is the better deal?

3

1

The table shows the regular and sale price of CDs at Bargain World. How much money will you save if you buy 10 CDs on sale?

4

1

Lee mixes 3 units of red paint with 8 units of white paint to get pink. How many units of red paint should she mix with12 units of white paint to get the same shade of pink?

5

1

The dimensions of a rectangle are 0.5 yards and 24% of a yard. What is the area of the rectangle?

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1

Frank's starting pay was $6.25 per hour. During his annual review, he received a 5% raise. Find Frank's pay raise to the nearest cent and tell how much he will earn with his raise.

7

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Kathleen has been offered 2 jobs. The first job offers an annual salary of $32,000. The second job offers a salary of $10,000 plus a 6% commission on all of her sales. How much money per month would Kathleen need to make in sales to earn enough commission to make more money at her second job?

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The length of Abraham Lincoln's first inaugural speech was 3635 words. The length of his second inaugural speech was about 19.3% of the length of his first speech. About how long was Lincoln's second speech?

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