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 Question 524008: A sweater cost a dealer \$32.00. At what price should he mark the sweater so he can give a discount of 25% and still make a mark-up profit of 20%? What is the final price if there is a 5% sales tax? Click here to see answer by rfer(12655)

 Question 524270: ok I have this word problem that I have been struggling on forever, Its in a college math book for teachers. Here it is: The total value of any sum of money that earns interest at 9% doubles every 8 years. What amount of money invested now at 9% per year will accumulate to about \$120000 in about 40 years? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 524333: Elena's daughter sold 69 boxes Girl Scout cookies. She was told that this amount represented 23% of the troop's sale. How many boxes did the troop sell? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9668)

 Question 524890: By selling a pen for rs.165, mukti gains 10%. If she had sold it for rs.157.50, what percentage would she have lost or gained? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 525992: 126 is 15% of what number? 31 is what percent of 248? Click here to see answer by rfer(12655)

 Question 526609: what is the original price of a pair of shoes if the sale price is 24\$ after a 20% discount Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9668)

 Question 526608: what is the original price of a pair of shoes if the sale price is 24\$ after a 20% disscount Click here to see answer by rfer(12655)

 Question 526615: A meteorologist was accurate 90% of the time, reporting accurately for 45 days. How many days of weather did he report Click here to see answer by rfer(12655)

 Question 526850: what % is 3600 of 3015 Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9668)

 Question 527587: I will be taking an basic entrance exam. I understand most of the math except one question. I am not sure of what formula to use. It has been a while since I've been in school. Problem: What percent of 90 is 99? Could you please show me formula. I greatly appreciate it. Thank You Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15646)

 Question 528329: 73 out of 100 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 528408: 6% of what number is 10 1/2? Click here to see answer by rfer(12655)

 Question 528708: 1. In an office with 21 staff members, 1/3 are men and 2/3 are women. To obtain a staff in which 1/4 are men, how many women should be hired? (A) 7 (B) 5 (C) 3 (D) 2 2. The price of sugar increased 20 percent in 2000 and 10 percent in 2001. By approximately what percent would the price at the end of 2001 have to be decreased to restore the price of the sugar to its pre-2000 price? (A) 40% (B) 32% (C) 30% (D) 24%. Click here to see answer by mathstutor494(95)

 Question 528707: Assuming an inflation rate of 11%, how much would a woman earning 35,000 per year today need to earn five years from now to have the same buying power? Click here to see answer by mathstutor494(95)

 Question 528704: 8.7% of 3560 Click here to see answer by mathstutor494(95)

 Question 528765: How do I solve a problem like 3 is 60% of what? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 529119: A merchant paid \$30 for an item. He wishes to place a price tag on it so that he can offer a 10% discount on the price marked on the tag AND still make a 20% profit on the cost of the item. What price should he mark on the tag? Show or explain how you got your answer. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 529363: A sweater was originally priced at \$32 is on sale for \$28. What is the percent of decrease rounded to the nearest whole number? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 529359: A sweater was originally priced at \$32 is on sale for \$28. What is the percent of decrease rounded to the nearest whole number? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 529379: If my portfolio grows by 10% then i now havw 150\$.How much did I originally have? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9668)

 Question 529617: how to do percentages. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9668)

 Question 529812: 1% of what salary is 195? Click here to see answer by swincher4391(726)

 Question 529944: sammy makes \$217 a week he makes 80% of what his wife, Audrey ,makes a week how much dose Audrey make a week Click here to see answer by Math_prodigy(21)

 Question 532744: An item has its price increased by \$10 and then decreased by \$10. Is the percent increase the same as the percent decrease? Explain your answer. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9668)
 Question 532744: An item has its price increased by \$10 and then decreased by \$10. Is the percent increase the same as the percent decrease? Explain your answer. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8896)

 Question 533164: If there are 27 questions in an exam and you get 18 right with 9 being wrong...what percent did you get on the exam? Click here to see answer by boilpoil(127)

 Question 533759: What percentage is 3.45 of 5.52. Please show your workings. Click here to see answer by boilpoil(127)

 Question 533856: Jane's weekly salary of \$320 increased to \$360. Find the percent increase Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 535150: I am a college student working on a paper for health care spending. I am trying to figure out the percentage drop of health care expenditures from 1990-2009. in 1990, \$1,480 was spent on 96,968 consumer units.(individuals) I calculated that \$62.52 dollars (rounded), was spent per person. The number I have for 2010 is \$3126 spent on 120847 consumer units which calculates out to be \$38.66 per person. I want to know how to do calculate the percentage drop with these numbers or if it is possible. Email: purplefaiery@yahoo.com my name is Heather. Thank you for you time. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 535360: If there are 35 questions what is the most i can get wrong to get a 90%? if i miss 5 what is my percentage? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 535553: The price of the car was marked as \$14,000. The end of the month sale has lowered the price to \$12,500. What is the percent decrease to the nearest percent? Click here to see answer by fcabanski(874)

 Question 535897: I am now taking algebra 2 we are studying percent word problems,,,my teacher asked us to round the answer to a 10th of a percent I dont understand ?for example a check of 150 united airline flights last month idetified that 113 of them arrived on time,what on time percent does that represent ? my answer is 113/150= 75.3% NOW SHE SAYS ROUND TO THE 10TH % HOW DO i DO THAT Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15646)

 Question 535699: After a 15% discount off of a pair of pants, the price is 14.50. What was the price before the discount? Click here to see answer by april4869(19)

 Question 535810: My friend got a dress that was 40% off the regular price and the total was \$18. How much was the regular price? Click here to see answer by april4869(19)

 Question 536324: a litre of orange fruit drink contains 22%orange juice.how many millilitres of orange juice must be added to produce a mixture containing 50% orange juice? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 536438: if shoes are 150.00 AND ITS 15% OFF HOW MUCH ARE SHOES Click here to see answer by fcabanski(874)

 Question 536505: I'm purchasing something for 195.00, and need to know how much it will be after tax. I live in cleveland ohio if that makes a difference. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 536573: 8(v-2) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 536665: Of the 294 million people in the United States, 26% are smokers. How many are smokers? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 536930: Every week, Emily and Jacob each write one story for an online magazine. Emily is paid \$200 plus 5% of the advertising revenue for her story. If they both generated the same amount of advertising revenue, and received equal paychecks for the weeks, how much, in dollars, was each paid? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 537032: If something is \$110 and its on sale for 30 percent off how much would that item be? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 537077: how to find percentage for pie charts? Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 537228: A student took a test composed of 20 questions, with correct answers worth 2 points. If the student received 34 points for his grade, how many questions were correct? Click here to see answer by rfer(12655)

 Question 537727: 10% off £28 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

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