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 Question 397612: my problem says 'Sarah bought a laptop for \$1800. The total cost, including tax, came to \$1890. What is the tax rate?' I know there is a certain formula to solve it, I'm just not sure what it is. Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 397516: A customer buys three bottles of water at ninety-nine cents each. There is seven percent tax on each bottle. What is the total bill? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 397941: The ticket price of the swimming pool is to be priced so that the average price is 4.4 €. Students, unemployed, pensioners and children will receive a discount of 30%. How much the ticket price should be set.. if 40% of visitors are entitled to a discount?? i tried and i found 10€...am i right ? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)

 Question 398066: After a rise in the price of petrol, the driven mileage dropped down by 6.7%. However the fuel cost increased by 4.5%. By what percentage did the petrol price rise? Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 399180: find 10% of 50. solve the percent problem Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 399172: find 10% of 50. solve the percent problem Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 399208: 31% of 97 6% of 53 16% of 425 7% of 62 130% of 21 Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 399363: How do you figure out a Pre-Algebra Percent/Pie Chart? It's like this: Cats: 25% Dogs: 45% Snakes: 15% Turtles:5% Lizards: 15% How many animals are in the pet store if there are 30 snakes? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 399363: How do you figure out a Pre-Algebra Percent/Pie Chart? It's like this: Cats: 25% Dogs: 45% Snakes: 15% Turtles:5% Lizards: 15% How many animals are in the pet store if there are 30 snakes? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)

 Question 400410: this is the question to my pre algebra home work i don't get how to do it What is the percent of increase from 4.0 to 5.5 what is the percent of decrease from 1200 to 800 please help i am flunking pre algebra and i don't want to take it again thank you Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 400515: what precentage is 34 dollars of 136 dollars Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 400655: Could someone please help me? A saleswoman is working on a 3% commission basis. If she wants to make \$3,000 in one month, how much must she sell?I do not understand how to do this equation. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 401407: 3 people are paid a set percentage (40%-30%-30%). When each person works different amounts of time, how do I fairly adjust the pay each person gets. Any help will be greatly appreciated Thank You Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 401598: What percent of the total cost is represented by each category of expenses? A contractor built a warehouse complex for the followoing cost: land \$12,000, concete and steel \$34,500, plumbing and electrical \$48,990, general carpentry and roof \$42,340, and other expenses \$34,220 Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 402066: 62.5% of t is 35. what is t? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)
 Question 402066: 62.5% of t is 35. what is t? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 402158: I need to know step by step on what percent of \$84 is of \$10.50. I have the answer which is 12.5 but what are the steps in getting that answer. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 402990: If my teacher was 225 pounds now he is 289 pounds. How much has he increased in weight? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 403002: I would like to know in percentages how much my teacher has increased by if he was 225 pounds and now he is 289 pounds? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 403266: You have 1542 yards of fabric and 3% of that is deffective. How many yards of fabric is deffective? Can you please also send me the formula to do the calculation. Thanks Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 404091: Four fifths of the students passed the test what percent of the students did not pass the test? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 404635: 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 Operating expenses. This is what goes in the pie chart Research 10% Operating Expenses 25% Taxes 15% Miscellaneous 10% Production 40% Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 405102: An aunt lent her nephew \$2000. The newphew agreed to pay his aunt 4% simple interest. If he promised to repay her the entire amount owed at the end of 3 years, how much money must he pay her? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 405217: A Television Is On Sale At 10% off the orginial price . if the original price of the television was 450.00 , what is the sale price ? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 405614: If the height of a cylinder filled with rice is 5in. 5 inches, and the radius is 2in. 2 inches, what is the volume of the cylinder? Explain how!!! 2.4 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 407882: I need the easiest way to answer this type of question. If a bank account balance is 2102.04 and the bank charges a cash advance fee of 3.5 percent, what amount should the customer request in order to bring the account to a zero balance? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 407744: A bank loans me \$13,000 for one year. Part of the loan is at 8% Part of the loan is at 18% The total interest paid is \$2,000. How much of the \$2,000 was at 8% and how much was at 18% And how do I solve for that? Thank you. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 409406: they are 424 pupils in a school 4 pupils was absent what is the precentage of the pupils were absent Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 39052: 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? The sales price of a car is \$12,590, which is 20% off the original price. What is the original price? Solve the following equation for A : 2A/3 = 8 + 4A hi im just studying for my S.A.T.'s and have difficulty with percentages. Click here to see answer by keksjr(7)

 Question 411537: A dress is being sold at a \$6 discount. What percent is the discount? Click here to see answer by rfadrogane(214)

 Question 412183: money is borrowed at 13% simple interest. after one year \$1275.77 pays off the loan. how much was originally borrowed? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 412704: a store marks up a television by 25% for a profit and sells it for \$290 . How much did the television cost the store ? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 412630: Joanna's parents agree to loan her the money for a car. They will loan her \$5,000 for 5 years at 5% simple interest. How much will Joanna pay in interest to her parents? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 413353: She draw line segment 2 7/8in long then she erased 1/2in how long is the line segment now? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 413352: She draws a line segment 2 1/4 in long then she makes the line segments 1 1/2 in longer how long is the line segnent now? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 413599: 5th grade why is 33.5% of 60 =20.1 and not 2010.0 I counted the decimal places. How do I know where to put it? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

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