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 Question 614328: 120 is 45% of what number? can you please include the formula so I can teach my daughter this please. thank you,lorraine Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 614493: HELP TELL ME!!!! One hundred eighty percent of what number is 45? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 614523: The number of papers increased from 70 to 280. What percentage increase is this? Please give the RIGHT answer!!!! Thanks! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 614769: what is a shortcut for finding the sale price of an item advertised at a 35% discount? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 615003: A man travels a total of 4.2 miles each day to and from work. The traveling consumes 72 minutes each day. How many hours would he save in 129 working days if he moved to another residence so that he would travel only 1.7 miles each day, assuming he travels at the same rate? A)98.3 B)97 C)95.6 D)93.2 E)92.3 Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 615021: Find each percent increase or decrease. Round each percent to the nearest tenth, if necessary 110 to 40 Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 615156: you have sold 36 units of product Y. you are currently at 80% of you goal. how many more units need to be sold before you reach your goal? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6512)

 Question 615160: A plane is flying from city A to city B at m mph. Another plane flying from B to A travels at 50 mph faster than the first plane. The cities are R miles apart. If both planes depart at the same time, in terms of R and m, how far are they from city A when they pass? A) (R/m)+50 B) (Rm/2m) -50 C)Rm/2m+50 D)R+50/m+50 E)m+50/R Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 616040: Original price: \$36 Discount: 30% Sale price : ? How do I work this problem out? Click here to see answer by asuar010(324)

 Question 616380: How much would sales tax be on a item that cost \$138.00, how much would this item cost with taxes? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 616514: A man rowed 3 miles upstream in 90 minutes. If the river flowed with a current of 2 miles per hour, how long did the man's return trip take? A)20 minutes B)30 minutes C)45 minutes D)60 minutes E)80 minutes Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 616633: the rent was 400.00 it went up to 520.00 what is the percent it went up Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)
 Question 616633: the rent was 400.00 it went up to 520.00 what is the percent it went up Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 617406: how can I estimate the percent in a circle graph? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 617743: Is there a formula to find out.. for example what 15% of 80 is? How do I do this? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 618134: solve the following systems of equations. x+4y=8(1) x=3-4y(2) What is the solution of the method? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 618133: solve by the elimination method. 3x+4y=4 6x+8y=8 what is the solution of the system? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 618530: The cost of a television increased from \$1,545 to \$1,680 in one year. What was the percentage rate of increased? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 619092: Jason is a salesperson in the electronics department of a store. He is 16% short of his goal for the week. His goal is to earn \$550. For each CD player he sells he earns \$44. How many CD players does he have to sell in order to meet his goal? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 327991: The question I have is write 37.2% as a reduced fraction. please explain the answer. my book is saying 93/250 but I just don't understand. Click here to see answer by elldex(1)

 Question 620920: you got a 85% on a test and you got 6 answers wrong. How many questions were on the test? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 622120: if 27% of the group voted to change its bylaws and 43%voted against the change, how many people did not vote ? the group has 810 members. Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 622161: what percentage do i use to get \$325.00 Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 622419: help me the accompanying box-and-whisker plot represents the math test scores of 20 students. What percentage of the test scores are less than 72? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 622945: Americans are recycling about 61.9% of all yard trimmings. What amount of yard trimmings did the average American recycle per day in 2005? The pie chart states that yard trimmings on chart are equal to 13.1% of 4.5 lbs.of waste per day? I cant even begin to work this word problems are confussing to me as it is this is too much for me to begin to comprehend any help will be greatly appreciated...Thank you very much Click here to see answer by mykasha(37)

 Question 622922: please help me figure out this percentage: there are 4 exams worth 15% each. and a final exam worth 25 % here are the scores of the 4 exams: 77.5 %, 80 %, 94%, and 80 %, what must i get on the final exam to achieve atleast an 80% final grade Click here to see answer by mykasha(37)

 Question 623406: year: 1970 1980 1990 2000 percentage 17.4 17.5 17.2 16.7 a:what was this percentage in 2000 b:calculate the average percentage Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 623498: I have a 99% solution of DMSO solvent and need to know how much water to add to 1 cup of this to make a 70% solution? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)