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 Question 289683: 62 1/2% of t is 35 what is t? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 289762: Write the percent that is greater than 3/4 so that one of the digits is twice as great as the other. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 291083: If I have a total of 63 interviews and completed only 28 of the interviews. What percentage of interviews did I finish? Click here to see answer by brucewill(101)

 Question 291672: If a survey shows that 1290 out of 1800 people polled, prefer to drink Coca-Cola, how many degrees should this section of a pie graph be? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 291804: If their are 5 students in the class and it jumps to 19, what is the percent increase? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 291863: When Ms. Martin counted out the pattern pieces, she noticed that 5/16 of the pieces were yellow. If there were 396 pieces in all, about how many pieces were yellow? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 292614: 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 Theo(3458)
 Question 292614: 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 richwmiller(9135)

 Question 292570: On a test a student missed 8 of 70 questions. What percent of the questions, rounded to the nearest tenth, did the student do correctly? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 292568: Five computers in a shipment of 150 were found to be defective. What % of the computers was defective? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 293209: grain silo has the shape of a right circular cylinder with a half sphere on top. It is used to store various grains (corn, wheat, etc.) sold and delivered to market. The surface area, in square feet, of a grain silo of height h and radius r, both in feet and including the area of the base, is given by the polynomial . How much surface area does a silo have if it has a radius of 30 ft and a height of 40 ft? Use 3.14 for and round to the nearest tenth of a square foot. Help please? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 293496: I was needing to know who could I get a percentage rate to make a graph. There is a total of 50 people and 26 of them are hispanics, 11 are African American, 13 are Caucasians. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 293946: 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 richwmiller(9135)

 Question 294063: I just asked a question pertaining to these percentage problems, but i'm having a hard time understanding this. The sales price of a car is \$12,590, which is 20% off the original price. What is the original price? 1-.20=.8 .8*12,590=10,072 12,590+10,072=22,662 OR 12,590*.2=2518 12,590+2518=15,108 but i'm confused because neither of these answers are in my multiple choice answers. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 294801: Question: out of 900 students at Ross middle school, 33% are in choir. How many students are in choir? I know that if 33 is over 100, I need to find 'x' over 900 but I don't know how! Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 295812: 7. 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 alicealc(281)

 Question 296446: At the same point, two trains leave Chicago and New York. They move towards each other with constant speeds. The train from Chicago is moving at speed of 40 miles per hour, and the train from New York is moving at speed of 60 miles per hour. The distance between Chicago and New York is 1000 miles. How long after their departure will they meet? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 296450: The ratio of 16 more than a number to 12 less than that number is 1 to 3. What is the number? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15646)

 Question 296456: The sum of two numbers is 54. The second is five times the first. Find the numbers? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 296460: Sum of three consecutive even numbers is 144. What are the numbers? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)
 Question 296460: Sum of three consecutive even numbers is 144. What are the numbers? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 296430: Henry paid \$39.25 for a cookbook from the book club. This was a saving of \$3.19 off the regular price. What percent discount did the book club give Henry? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 296621: john has a total of 71 cents of change in his pocket. he has 1 more nickel than ha has pennies and 6 times as many dimes as pennies. how many of each type of coin does he have? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 296620: find three consecutive even integers so that the largest is 2 times more than the smallest? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 296624: john has a total of 71 cents of change in his pocket. he has 1 more nickel than ha has pennies and 6 times as many dimes as pennies. how many of each type of coin does he have? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 296623: john has a total of 71 cents of change in his pocket. he has 1 more nickel than ha has pennies and 6 times as many dimes as pennies. how many of each type of coin does he have? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 296622: john has a total of 71 cents of change in his pocket. he has 1 more nickel than ha has pennies and 6 times as many dimes as pennies. how many of each type of coin does he have? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 296618: steve has \$20.51 of change. he has twice as many quarters as pennies and 20 times as many half dollars as quarters.how many of each type does he have? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 296871: I am trying to decrease 280 by 95% and I keep forget how to set it up.Could you please help show me hoe to set up this problem so I can be able to solve it on my own. Thank you Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 296960: A shopper has exactly 25 dollars to spend on clothes. What is the highest price she can afford to pay for a pair of jeans, if sales tax is 9.25%? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 296962: The clearance price of an outfit is \$19.99, while the regular price is \$49.50. What percent is the clearance price of the regular price? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 297065: what is the average (arithmetic mean)of 8,7,7,5,3,2 and 2? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 297206: elena's daughter sold 23 boxes of girl scout cookies. she is told that this amount is 10% of the troop's sale. How many boxes did the troop sell? Click here to see answer by faceoff57(82)

 Question 297516: In the Stoneridge apartment complex, 35% of the apartments have one bedroom. If there are 49 one bedroom apartments, what is the total number of apartments at Stoneridge? Click here to see answer by TakeishaM(13)

 Question 297893: favorite season 30 like summer , 15 like winter. 5 like spring , find the measure of each central angel Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 297906: 50 student were asked their favorite season. 30 liked summer, 15 liked winter and 5 like spring make a graph and find themeasure of each central angel from the information Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 298372: When a museum reduced its admission price by 10%, attendance increased by 20%. How did the reduced price affect the amount of money collected from admissions? A) Money collected increased 8%. B) Money collected increased 10%. C) Money collected decreased 8%. D) Money collected decreased 10%. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15646)

 Question 299495: if a product normally retails for 40.00 and we give you a \$6 discount , what percentage discount are we givig you ? Click here to see answer by missgigid(8)

 Question 300381: I am terrible at math, can you please help me? Thank you again. A saleswoman is working on a 6% commission basis. If she wants to make \$2,400 in one month, how much must she sell? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

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