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 Question 500876: Your weekly paycheck is 25 percent less than your coworker's. Your two paychecks total 660. Find the amount of each paycheck. Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 501118: a television is £400 and 15% off what is the answer Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 501410: Band members at Colchester Midle school are expected to average at least 20 min of practice time per day. One week Monroe practiced 15 min, 28 min, 30 min, 0 min, and 25 min. How long must he practice on the seventh day if he is to meet expectations. Use an inequality and use the five step process to get your answer. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 502227: I am having problems with this word problem: Raul paid a total of \$26.40 for a meal. This total included a 20% tip. How much was the cost of the meal? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 503198: The apartments in Brian's apartment house are numbered consecutively on each floor The sum of his number and his next door neighbor's number is 1419 What are the two number's? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 503375: HOW MUCH MONEY IS 18,500 MINUS 33% ? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 503598: what is 72 out of 85 expressed as a percentage please? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 503686: The price of a house decreased from \$200,000 to \$150,000 in one year. What is the percent decrease? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 503727: 24 is what percent of 180 Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 503743: 20 percent of what is 300? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)
 Question 503743: 20 percent of what is 300? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 503744: 78 percent of what is 430? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 504000: If a student gets 12 questions wrong, but still gets a 96% on the test...how many total questions are on the test? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 504132: 11 people have 0-14 cd's 15 people have 15-29 dvd's what percent of those surveyed have less than 30 dvds Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 504634: What is 25% of 62.00 Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 505152: The question is: Find the original price of a pair of boots if the sales price is \$120 after a 20% discount. I know the original price is \$150 because I took 20% and subtracted it from 100% to get 80% and then turned 80 into .80 and divided it into 120 to get the original price but what is the correct actually formula I should have used in order to get the price? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 505857: IF 40% OF X EQUALS 30% OF Y, WHAT % IS X OF Y? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 507538: How do I get it to pertanges Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 507746: What single discount is equivalent to two successive discounts of 11% and 8%? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 507929: What is 30% of 65 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28504)

 Question 445619: A local farmer owns 600 animals. The pie chart below gives the percent of each type owned. How many are pigs? sheep 15.5%, horses 16.1%, cows 8.7%, chickens 41.2%, pigs 18.5% please help! Click here to see answer by anomis(18)

 Question 509246: i have a pie chart that i need to complete. However, it is all in percentages and i need to covert those percentages in to numbers to work out the total number and draw the pie chart. laundry is 20%. Toilet flushing is 30%. Kitchen and drinking is 10%. Shower and bath is 35%. Cleaning is 5%. please answer quickly as i need to hand this in tomorrow. thanks Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8882)

 Question 509609: What is the easiest way to solve: 4.6% of 150? Thank you! Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 510102: Jim bought tickets for \$70 and sold them for \$98, What is the percentage of increase Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 510253: 871/2 % of what Number is 49 Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 510687: A pair of shoes go on sale for \$40.00. The original price is \$60.00. How you do find the percentage of the discount? Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 511221: What is the percentage of 375 over 1000 Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 511310: the population of village is encreasing at 5% per annum,The population after 2 yrs will become 4410.what was the population in the begining i.e. before 2 yrs Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 511312: the population of village is encreasing at 5% per annum,The population after 2 yrs will become 4410.what was the population in the begining i.e. before 2 yrs Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 511318: i have 21 students surveyed to see how many participated in specifics sports. I need a circle or pie graph to show results. 9 kids play soccer, 1 play baseball, 5 play basktball, 4 play football, 2 play tennis. How do i know the percentage of the class who play each sport? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 511514: Convert 0.09% to a decimal. I put 9% = 09% = 0.09 Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 511520: translate to an Algebraic inequality. y exceeds x Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 511801: I would like to know the formula for subtracting a percentage from a whole. For example: 550-(minus)30%. I am sure this is easy but I have no clue. I can add 30% but I cannot figure out how to back it out of(or subtract it from)the whole. Having never taken any kind of algebra I cannot articulate the jargon either. Thank you for your help Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 511797: Ned Conducted a survey with his classmates to find their preferences about three kinds of icecream. The circle graph below shows the results of his survey. -25 percent (vanilla) -33 percent (chocolate) -20 percent (strawberry) -22 percent (other) If 25 students prefer strawberry icecream, how many students are in Ned's class? Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 511935: 32 is 10% of what? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 512166: if you have 72 dollars as a sale price and the discount is 20% what is the original price? i need a formula Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28504)

 Question 513085: 26 is what % of 20 Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 513495: 20% of what number is15? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 513730: find three consecutive even integers whose sum is 114 Click here to see answer by umail08(87)

 Question 513749: jill has exactly \$25,000 in cash to buy a car. if the tax she will pay is 8%, how much can she afford before taxes? Click here to see answer by umail08(87)
 Question 513749: jill has exactly \$25,000 in cash to buy a car. if the tax she will pay is 8%, how much can she afford before taxes? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 513722: I saw this problem worked out : 104% = 1.04 = 104/100 = 26/25. My question is this: Why can 1.04 be converted to 104/100? It's the second step that confuses me. Click here to see answer by Gogonati(809)

 Question 513844: what percent of 240 is 180 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

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