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 Question 429532: In a probability experiment, Karen flipped a coin 54 times. The coin landed on heads 33 times. What percentage of the coin flips resulted in tails? Round to the nearest percent. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)
 Question 429532: In a probability experiment, Karen flipped a coin 54 times. The coin landed on heads 33 times. What percentage of the coin flips resulted in tails? Round to the nearest percent. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 429862: A necklace purchased for Rs 1200 and sold at 35 percent loss. The second purchaser sells the same necklace for Rs 875 and pays 2 percent commission. find the profit or loss percent of the second purchaser. Click here to see answer by akib_bd(2)

 Question 429938: how much pure acid must be added to 25 ounces of a solution of acid and water that is 20% pure acid in order to make a solution that is 50 % pure acid ? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 429937: how much pure salt must be added to a 5% salt solution to make 100 pounds of a 24% salt solution? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 429941: mr parsons invested a sum of money at 6% and a 2nd sum, \$500 more than the first, at 8%. if the total annual income was \$180, how much did he invest at each rate? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 430221: Alpine Trail mix is 40% nuts and Meadows Trail Mix is 25% nuts. How much of Alpine and how much of Meadows should be mixed to form a 10-lb batch of trail mix that is 32% nuts? (Set up the problem) Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 431280: What is the percent increase, rounded to the nearest whole number, from 75% to 85%? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 432389: how manyu liters of punch containing 50% friut juice must be added to 20 liters of punch containing 20% fruit juice to produce a punch that it #)% fruit juice. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 432671: If I'm expected to recieve 49,820 dollars and Im getting taxed at 7%. How much am I going to get? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6627)

 Question 432767: I need help learning how to solve percentage problms for the ASVAB i'm going to be taking. I don't how to begin solving a % problem. Can someone help me. Click here to see answer by checkley79(3050)

 Question 433060: The number of ballots cast a parish election is 12,969.if the number of registered voters in the parish is 19,800, what percent has voted Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)
 Question 433060: The number of ballots cast a parish election is 12,969.if the number of registered voters in the parish is 19,800, what percent has voted Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 433322: If a discount of 20% off the retail price of a desk saves Mark \$45, how much did he pay for the desk? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)
 Question 433322: If a discount of 20% off the retail price of a desk saves Mark \$45, how much did he pay for the desk? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 433367: A gold chain is sold for \$ 635 at a gain of 27 % on the sale price. Find the profit. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)
 Question 433367: A gold chain is sold for \$ 635 at a gain of 27 % on the sale price. Find the profit. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 433368: Mr. Lin buys an article and sells it to Mr. Chen at a gain of 25 % on cost. Mr. Chen sells the article to Mr. Ang at a gain of 20 % on cost. How much money did Mr. Lin pay for the article, if Mr. Ang pays \$ 360 for it? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 433642: a) A garrison has enough food to last for 24 days. How much longer will the food last if each individual ration can be reduced by 20 %? b) By how much will each individual ration have to be reduced if the food is to last 40 days? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 433640: a) The total population of a region in a certain country is 15,500. A village with a population of 620 is situated in the region. Express the population of the village as a percentage of the total population of the region. b) Another village in the region has a population of 992. If a grant of \$ 65,000 is to be shared between the two villages in proportion to their population, calculate how much each village receives. Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 433638: A shopkeeper buys 300 identical articles at a total cost of \$ 1500. He fixes the selling price of each article at 20 % above the cost price and sells 260 articles at the price. As for the remaining articles, he sells them at 50 % of the selling price. Calculate the shopkeeper's total profit. Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 434180: A microwave oven is on sale for 20% off the regular price. The sale price is \$250.00. What is the regular price of the microwave oven? How do i solve a question like this? Click here to see answer by htmentor(789)

 Question 435517: How do I find the original price of a book when the only information I am given is the book was discounted 24% and the sale price is now \$9.50? Can't figure out the equation, but I think the answer is \$12.50. Please help ASAP. Thank you so much! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 435671: Mr. Lee bought two identical TV sets. He sold one at a profit of 25 % on cost and the other one at a loss of 25 % on cost. Upon sale of both television sets, did he gain, make a loss or break even? *Please express your answer and show the whole process :) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 435667: John's pay was cut by 15 % in a certain year. The following year he received a pay increase of 15 %. Was his final pay more or less than before the pay cut? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 435665: A shopkeeper marks up his price to make a 30 % profit on cost but allows 5 % discount on cash terms. If he sells an article for \$ 247 on cash terms, find his actual profit and express it as a percentage of the cost price of the article. Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 435669: Jasmine has accepted a new job with an interesting pay scale. She will earn \$ 10 for the first month, \$ 20 for the second month, \$ 40 for the third month, and so on. Each month her salary will be twice that of the previous month. Develop a formula that will give Jasmine's total income through n months. How much will she have received after 2 years, giving your answer in standard form correct to two significant figures? Click here to see answer by htmentor(789)

 Question 436208: An insurance company charges a basic premium of \$ 20 and an additional 30 cents for every \$ 1,000 of cover. If a man pays \$ 95 premium, how much cover does he have? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 436245: A shopkeeper sold two articles for \$ 48 each. He made a 25 % profit on one article and loss of 20 % on the other on cost. What was his net gain or loss on the sale of the two articles? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9669)

 Question 436532: The Singapore Assault Rifle 21 (SAR 21) developed locally will be standard issue for Singapore soldiers in the 21st century, replacing the M-16. The SAR 21 boasts many advanced features, one of which is a laser aiming device. The overall length of the SAR 21 is 80.5 cm while the M-16 has an overall length of 99 cm. The mass of SAR 21 is 3.98 kg while the M- 16 has a mass of 4.06 kg. Calculate: a) the difference in the overall length of the SAR 21 as compared to the M-16, as a percentage of SAR 21's length, and, b) the difference in the mass of he M-16 as compared with the SAR 21, as a percentage of M-16's mass. Click here to see answer by sealy123(6)

 Question 437127: bottled water costs \$1.50. This is a markup from the wholesale cost of \$.20. what is the markup percent? mintimbrown@yahoo.com Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 438774: A manufacturer sells its goods at a profit of 7 percent to a wholesaler,the wholesaler sells same goods to a retailor at aprofit of 5 percent,in turn the retalor sells the same goods to a customer at \$930 and makes 12 percent profit on it.Find out the manufacturing cost of the goods? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 438863: John has \$ 5,600 to invest. He could put his money in fixed deposit earning 3 % simple interest annually or invest in a unit trust with a return equivalent to 4.5 % compound interest per annum. At the end of two years, he would get \$ 180 more by investing in the unit trust. Is this correct? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 439301: Lindy sold her Fender acoustic guitar on eBay using i-soldit.com. The i-soldit location she used charges 35% of the first \$500 of the selling price and 20% of the amount over \$500. After these charges were deducted from the selling price, she received \$745. For how much did her guitar sell? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 439629: alfred wants to invest 4000 at 6% simple rate for 5 years. how much interest will he recieve Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 439825: If I multiply x by .95, I've decreased it by _______% Thanks Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 439853: cassandra wanted a pair of blue jeans that cost \$29.95. the price of the jeans was discounted 30%. What is the amount of the discount and the sale price? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 440593: Convert the decimal to a fraction. Be sure to show all of your work. 0.22 Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 440810: How would I set up an equation for the following problem? It took 85 hours to complete 75% of the work...How long will it take to complete 100% of the work? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

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