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 Question 196423: What is the decimal approximation of (*square root sign)20 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 196425: What is the decimal approximation of (*square root sign)39 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 196427: What is the decimal approximation of (*square root sign)57 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 196422: What is the decimal approximation of (*square root sign)12 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 196422: What is the decimal approximation of (*square root sign)12 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 196563: A magazine has 40 pages. If 16 of the 40 pages are advertising, what percentage of the magazine is advertising? 1. 2 over 5% 2. 16% 3. 24% 4. 40% Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 196854: If 75% of a number is 90, what is the number? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 197461: An item which normally sells for \$80 is on sale at a 20% discount. The sale price of the item is 1) \$100 2) \$16 3) \$60 4) \$64 Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9697)

 Question 197767: if 85% of a number is 97000, what is the number? Let the number be x 85% of a number ==> =97000 So ==> Click here to see answer by mathsteacher(28)

 Question 197768: if 85% of a number is 97000, what is the number? Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 198024: If the yearly income from an investment is \$35 and the annual interest rate is 5%, then the original investement is 1)\$70 2)\$350 3)\$700 4)\$175 Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 198186: Purchase price of garment was \$100.30 after a 15% discount; how much was the original price? The answer was \$118.00 but what is the correct set-up? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 198855: A pair of shoes is on sale for 30% off the original price. If the sale price is \$45.50, what is the original price? The student claims that she must compute 30% of \$45.50 and then add the result to \$45.50 to find the original price. Is the student correct? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 198898: If 12% of a number is 6, find the number. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)
 Question 198898: If 12% of a number is 6, find the number. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 198955: I have tried to solve this percentage problem: The price if a magazine subscription rose 5% this year. If the subscription now cost \$21.00, how much did it cost last year. I set up equation up like this: x-0.5x= 21 I think that I suppose to add like terms but I am not sure. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 199169: A suit is on sale for 33% off. The sale price is 536%. What is the original price? Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)
 Question 199169: A suit is on sale for 33% off. The sale price is 536%. What is the original price? Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1425)

 Question 199310: Pam has 1/5 of her portfolio in US stocks, 1/8 of portfolio in European stocks, and 1/10 of her portfolio in Japanese stocks. The remainder is invested in municipal bonds. What fraction of her portfolio is invested in municipal bonds? What percentage is invested in municipal bonds? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 199770: The following pie chart shows the budget for a local company. The total budget is \$520,000. Find the actual amount budgeted in the category of Taxes. Research 10% Production 40% operating expense 25% Taxes 15% Miscellaneous 10% Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 200284: An executive nearing retirement made two investments totaling \$15,000. In one year, these investments yielded \$1432 in simple interest. Part of the money was invested at 9% and the rest was invested at 10%. How much was invested at each rate? Click here to see answer by tutorcecilia(2152)

 Question 200840: how do you change a decimal into a fraction, and a fraction into a decimal? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)
 Question 200840: how do you change a decimal into a fraction, and a fraction into a decimal? Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 200906: If a room is 16x20 I want to tile a 6x6 entry in the corner with a circle top using 3.14 how do I get the dimension. thank you Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 201735: If \$8,000.00 is deposited in a bank that compounds interest anually at 5%, then what is the interest paid at the end of the second year? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 201819: Hi, I'm trying to figure this out. I know that fee 1 is \$3,000 and is 18% of fee 2. How do I figure out how much fee 2 is? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 202243: About how many students would you expect to prefer computers in a school of 650 students? 36% prefer computers Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 202566: six people called a radio talk show two lawyers, two doctors ,a vet and a accountant. What is the probability that a randomly selected caller is not a doctor? Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 203349: Jim is able to sell a hand-carved statue for \$670 which was a 35% profit over his cost. How much did the statue originally cost him? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 203618: A company gives raises once a year. Sally's current salary is 25,000. Her boss would like to increase it to 30,000. What percent of a raise is her boss giving her? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 203616: rachel bought a flute for \$265. sales tax was 5.8%. what is the total cost of the flute with tax? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 203767: salesperson in a retail store and earns \$66 per week plus 11% of her weekly sales. If Laura earned \$209 one week, what were her sales that week? Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 204112: Employees of a discount appliance store receive an additional 20% off of the lowest price on an item. If an employee purchases a dishwasher during a 15% off sale, how much will he pay if the dishwasher originally cost \$450? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 204958: A basket ball team has won 30 games of 40 played.How many of the remaining 30 games must it win to have a 80% win record for the season ? Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 205268: i need to know how to convert 19/20 into a percentage and decimal in algebra form Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 206227: x= (kyz)/p^2 what % change occurs in x, if y increases by 20%, z decreases by 20% and p is doubled Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 206378: Engineering Construction Company laid off 120 of its workers. If the number represented 16% of the total number of workers, how many were originally employed? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 206380: ABC Bookstore sold 2,500 copies of Algebra books this second semester and 670 copies remained unsold. What percent of the total number of copies did the store sell? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)
 Question 206380: ABC Bookstore sold 2,500 copies of Algebra books this second semester and 670 copies remained unsold. What percent of the total number of copies did the store sell? Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1425)

 Question 206387: Jhobelen Suralbo bought a book at P180.50. After using it for one semester, she sold it at 60% of the purchase price. How much did she sell it? Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 206383: Cyril Altares, an employee of Prudential Bank, receives a net pay of P5,600 from her monthly salary of P6,800. What percent of her salary does she actually receive? Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 206652: If I make \$2700.00 a month and my car payment is 236.95 what percentage of my income is my car payment? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6963)

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