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 Question 268429: okay i took this test the other day and totally failed it because all of the percentage questions were like this: John bought 8 t-shirts for \$17.00, after several days the store put those same shirts on sale for 5% off of the regular price so john decided to buy three more shirts and sell them for 15% more than what he bought them for originally. what the difference between the original price and the new price????????????? Please help me! Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 269061: Evaluate the following given in the p/q form 23 1/3% 71 3/7% 63 2/4% 17 3/4% 7 3//6% Click here to see answer by stanbon(57953)

 Question 269621: results of surveying 200 high school seniors to find out how many hours they worked per week at a job. pie charts: 42 (15 hours or less) 82(more than 15 hours) 76 (Didn't work0 a. find the ratio of students who work more than 15 hours a week to total students answers: 82/200=41/100 b. find the ratio of students who don't have a job to students who work more that 15 hours a week. answers: 76/200= 38=41 c. find the ratio of students with jobs to total students. d. find the ratio of students with jobs to students without jobs. I do not know how to solve problems c and d please help me. Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 269692: 85% of z is 106,250. what is z? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1614)

 Question 269927: Circle below represents a whole, or 1. Use subtraction to determine the unknown part of the circle. The unknown part of the circle is? 1/4 6/16 Click here to see answer by rfer(12727)

 Question 270436: If an item costs 3/4 of a dollar , how much does it cost? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17072)

 Question 271065: find the percent of change. tell whether the change is an increase or decrease. round to the nearest tenth of a percent. from 87 to 108 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31509)

 Question 271224: what is the answer to this Principal = \$200 rate = 5% time =? interest= \$10 Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 271713: In a certain company, 30 percent of the men and 20 percent of the women attend night school. If 40 percent of all employees are men, what percent of all the employees attend night school? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17072)

 Question 272082: 70% of 251 is what number? 251x0.7 = 175.7 Click here to see answer by peekaboo0501(13)

 Question 272093: 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.) how i can solve this problem? Click here to see answer by peekaboo0501(13)
 Question 272093: 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.) how i can solve this problem? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 272161: A one month supply of Multivitamins cost \$28. A two month supply cost \$49. How much money is a guest saving by purchasing a two month supply? Click here to see answer by rfer(12727)

 Question 272132: Last year the population of the town where jared lives increased from 21,900 to 22,020. Using a calculator he computed the percent increase to the nearest whole percent to be 5%. What is his estimation? Click here to see answer by rfer(12727)

 Question 272601: how do you find simple intrest when the percentage is a whole number and then a decimal like 8.5 Click here to see answer by rfer(12727)

 Question 272866: SOLVE.Round to tenths if necessary. This year there are 960 applications which is 120of the number of applications from last year. Find the number of applications from last year. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 273150: 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? I was told that the answer is 44.4% but for the life of me I can't figure it out? if i multiply 63 x 28 i get .44444 not the right answer. How do I do this equation? help... please.. thanks in advance Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 274123: 45% of the students take french I in high school. This figure represents 576 students. Approximately how many students take French? Click here to see answer by bmckenzie40(10)

 Question 275012: How do I manually work out the percentage of something : eg. 18 students out of 25 is 72% - how do I work this out without using a calculator. Thank you kindly, Susan Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)
 Question 275012: How do I manually work out the percentage of something : eg. 18 students out of 25 is 72% - how do I work this out without using a calculator. Thank you kindly, Susan Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31509)

 Question 275531: 35% of what value is equal to 87.5 Click here to see answer by fwm5007(5)

 Question 275918: Robert bought a used car for \$1500.00 if the sales tax is 5%, what will be the total that robert had to pay for thae car. Click here to see answer by rfer(12727)
 Question 275918: Robert bought a used car for \$1500.00 if the sales tax is 5%, what will be the total that robert had to pay for thae car. Click here to see answer by TeamApolo(1)

 Question 276833: A total of 5,280 children were polled in order to construct a pie chart. According to the chart, how many children chose pizza as thier favorite food? Pizza 40% Pasta 30% Undecided 4% Cheese 12% French Fries 14% I need a formula. Click here to see answer by solver91311(17072)

 Question 277225: how could you estimate the percent of words in the English language that begin with the letter Q? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17072)

 Question 277253: do a% of b and b% of a represent the same amount? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17072)

 Question 277493: I have a math problem and I need help. Question: If a product normally sells for \$40.00 and we give you a \$6.00 discount. What percentage discount are we giving you? Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 278509: Rachel bought a flute for \$265. Sales tax was 5.8%. What is the total cost of the flute with tax? Wat i wanna know how u write out the problem on paper. I dont know how to write it out?? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 278584: Anna went to the store to buy a new dress. The dress she chose was 30% OFF the original price. What was the original price of the dress that was marked down \$13.95? Click here to see answer by rfer(12727)
 Question 278584: Anna went to the store to buy a new dress. The dress she chose was 30% OFF the original price. What was the original price of the dress that was marked down \$13.95? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17072)

 Question 278587: Mr. Jennings spent 30% of his gardening budget to purchase rose plants. If he spent exactly \$60, including tax, on rose plants,how much money should he have left over? Click here to see answer by rfer(12727)

 Question 278724: On a test of 80 items, pedro got 93% correct.( there was partial credit on some items.) How many items did he get correct and how many did he get incorrect? Click here to see answer by swbirt97(1)

 Question 278940: jim wanted to bay a new car. the dealer said that he would have to put 25%down if the price of the car is \$9,580.00, how much does he have to put down on the car? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 279101: Find last year's salary if after a 3% pay raise this year's salary is \$55,620. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 279320: A college finds that 42% of the students taking a foreign language are enrolled in Spanish. If 1512 students are taking Spanish, how many foreign language students are there? What I came up with is 3600. Is this correct? Please advise. Thank you. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 279714: How students get to school A: walk 14% B: Drive 26% C: Take the bus 50% D: Bike 10% What fraction of students walk to school? Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)