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 Question 182404: an item is discounted 20%. Then another 10% discount is given on the new price. What percent of the original price is the final price? how would i set this up. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 182656: a sales person works with commission rate of 5 percent. fined the total sales that bust be made in order to earn 295.00 in commission Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 182976: 4. How do I say this in an equation where I have to also identify the variable, coeffecient and the constant? 16 is what percent of 54? I'm not sure how to write this. Please help, thanks. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6959)

 Question 182996: 7. A woman buys three pairs of jeans for \$99.84, including tax. If each pair of jeans cost \$32, what was the sales tax rate? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 182997: 8. The final grade for a particular course is calculated by dividing total points earned by total points available. There are 120 points available in the first half of the course, and 140 points in the second half of the course. If a student earns 81% in the first half of the course, how many points must the student earn in the second half in order to earn an 80% B final grade? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 183245: Ted typed 80%of his research paper before taking a break.If he typed 8pages,how many total pages are in the paper,how many pages dose he have to type? The YMCA wants to raise \$2500 for it's summer program for disadvantaged children. If the YMCA has already \$900,what percent of it's goal has been achieved? Of the 67million acres of landin Colorado, approximately 3.7 million acres is rural forestland. What percent is rural forestland? Forty-four percent of Americans use online travel sites to book hotel or airline reservations.If 400 people need to make airline or hotel reservations, how many would be expected to use online travel sites? The earth is covered by appoximately 360 million km2 of water. If the total surface area is 510 million km2,what percent is water? Round to the nearest tenth of a percent. Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 183705: Today only, a sofa is being sold for 26% discount, the sale price is \$407, what was the price yesterday? Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 183840: Mr. Hernandez had to interview a total of 63 households in his assignment. He has already finished 28. What percentage of the households in his assignments has he finished? (Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a percent.) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 183879: I need to simplify 43-(-12)I tried it this way 43+(-12)= -55 I'm not sure this is right? -12+(-5)-3-(-8) (-4)square - 6 square next ques. 8/9 x ( 1/3-5/6) cubed divided by (-2/3) Not sure how to evaluate ex. I 9 I + I-12 I Thanks for helping me Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 184522: The wedding band sold for \$250.00 after a \$110.00 mark-up. What percent of the selling price is the mark-up? a) 79% b) 44% c) 227% d) None of these Click here to see answer by priyaI(1)

 Question 185904: i have the number \$71,463.59. I know that this number equals a original number plus 7.75% of an original number. it is: 7.75% of X + X = \$714,463.59 What is X? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 186254: I am in pre-agebra. Right now we are working on estimating with percents. My teacher didn't explain the us how to do this so i need some help. Here is an example problem.. You need to find 21% of 50. If you can could you please explain to me how to do this. Thank you. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 186504: In a shooting game, 76% of the shots hit the target, and 54 shots missed. Percentage of shots missed = 100% - 76% = 24% Total Number of shots fired = _______________ ??? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 186712: if 10m of chain cost \$6, calculate the cost of 1m,7m and 22m? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 188020: if the principal is 125.00 rate = ?% time = 4years interest = 35.00 what would the answer be Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 188580: How do I write this problem as a fraction in simplest form? 37 1/2% = Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 188847: Jim is able to sell a hand carved statue for \$670 which was 35% profit over his cost. How much did the statue originally cost him? Click here to see answer by feliz1965(151)

 Question 189236: How do you work out what 30% off \$29.95 is? I tried rounding it off to \$30.00 because I dont know how to find out a percentage of a number with a decimal point in it, but I didnt get the right answer. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 189511: what is 25 cm to 36 cm when youre doing percent of change and could you explain evey step so its easier to understand thanks Click here to see answer by feliz1965(151)
 Question 189511: what is 25 cm to 36 cm when youre doing percent of change and could you explain evey step so its easier to understand thanks Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 189575: find the total payment,giventhe cost,tax rate,and tip rate for \$51.80,6.7%tax,20%tip Click here to see answer by user_dude2008(1861)

 Question 189627: The equation y=-1777x+27,153 can be used to predict the number y of gun deaths in the U.S. x years after 2000. that is x=0 corresponds with the year 2000, x=2 for 2002, x=6 for 2006 and so on. Predict the number of gun deaths in the year 2006, and 2009. 2006= 2009= What year will the gun deaths total 9383? Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 189622: Soybean meal is 16% protein, cornmeal is 8%. How many ponds of each would I need to make 380 lbs at 15% protein? Click here to see answer by greta_elisif(10)

 Question 190007: 4. The sales price of a car is \$12,590, which is 20% off the original price. What is the original price? Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 190267: If a product normally retails for \$40.00 and we give you a \$10 discount, what percentage discount do you receive? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 190434: Hello,I would really appreciate the answer to the following problem: (Square root sign) 39 Give the decimal approximation to the nearest tenth. Thank You Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 191201: Hello,What is 16 2/3% of 72 = n,Thank You Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 191198: Hello, I would like help with the following problem,"5% of n = 11" Thank You So Much Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 191242: Jim is able to sell a hand carved statue for \$670 which is a 35% profit over his cost. How much did the statue originally cost him? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 192282: Ch.11 Q.43 What is ? 33 1/3% of n = 37,Thank you for help! Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 192284: How much would you owe after making the down payment for the cassette player? Cassette player:15%, 18\$, Total Cost \$ ? Thanks for all help! Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 192987: if last month i took 20 calls, these month i am taking 15% more calls, these morning i found out i had increase the number of calls by an addition of 10% over the number i was before. how many calls do i am taking now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 193648: The manufacturer's price for a tent is \$28.50. A camping store that bought the tent sells them for \$40.76. What was the percent of increase in the price of the tents? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 193977: Ms. Burke invested \$15,000 in two accounts, one yielding 5% interest and the other 12%. If she received a total of \$1,380 in interest at the end of the year, how much in each account? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 194234: A charity obtains its income from various sources -advertising 30000\$, donations x, fees 9000\$, investments 3000\$. sponsorship 10000\$. A pie is drawn to illustrate the data.Given that the angle of the sector representing Donations was 204degrees, calculate (A) the total income (b) the value of x, (C) the angle of each of the remaining sectors. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 195256: Jess invested \$30 more at 6% than at 5%. If the total annual interest is \$100, how much is invested at each rate? I've tried working this out but to know avail. I'm helping my son and I'm lost. Thanks Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 195434: A survey of 120 school students was done to find which activity they prefer to do in their free time. Draw a pie chart to illustrate the given data. Preferred activity:--------------No.Of Students: Playing -----------------------------45 Reading -----------------------------30 Watching TV -------------------------20 Listening to Music ------------------10 Painting ----------------------------15 Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 195468: Employees of a discount electronic store receive an additional 30% off the lowest price on an item. If an employee purchases a DVD player during a 15% off sale, how much will he/she pay if the DVD player originally costs \$225? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 195432: draw a pie chart for the vote table given below type no. of people Cola 5 Orange 1 Lemon-Lime 2 Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

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