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 Question 110083: My question, According to the U.S. Department of Labor, total employment is expected to increase from 146 million in 2000 to 168 million in 2010. Find the percent of increase? I have tried to solve this problem I can't figure it out so can some one explain to me this problem and how you do it? Thanks -Jasmine Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6627)

 Question 110438: I ask this problem a while ago and nobody helped me so can someone help me please? A salesperson receives a salary of \$300 per week and a 6% commission on all sales. How much does this salesperson earn in a week with \$2,540 in sales? Thanks whoever solves this problem? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 110436: I sent this problem in but no one helped me so here it is again: You order items from a menu that total \$7.85. Your bill comes to \$8.30, including the tax. What is the percent of the tax? Round to the nearest tenth. After you do the problem estimate a 15% tip for this order before the tax. Thanks whoever does this a lot!!!!!! Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 110436: I sent this problem in but no one helped me so here it is again: You order items from a menu that total \$7.85. Your bill comes to \$8.30, including the tax. What is the percent of the tax? Round to the nearest tenth. After you do the problem estimate a 15% tip for this order before the tax. Thanks whoever does this a lot!!!!!! Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 111179: 3,800 divided by 57,900 = 0.656 =7.0% Have I done this right? This rounding to the tenth or nearest tenth of percent reallt confuses me. Thanks so much for you help, Click here to see answer by dolly(163)

 Question 111368: how do you change a fraction into a decimal Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 111632: Hi. I am trying to solve this problem but am confused, because doesn't the 5% change each year as his pay increases each year? Can you help me with a formula? Joe's career started at age 20, earning \$10,000 per year. He received a 5% raise each year and now is retiring at age 52. Show how much Joe will receive each month is his retirement program pays him 75% of the final monthly salary. Thanks for your help! And Happy Thanksgiving! Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 112337: can you plese help me solve this problem please? The sales price of a car is \$12,590, which is 20% off the original price. What is the original price? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 112265: Susan earns a 5% commission on her computer sales. If she earns a \$82.04 commission on sale of a new system, what was the price of the system Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 113724: Book: Basic Math Skills MATD-0330 by Pearson Prentice Hall 8.7 Exercise page 484 word problem #39 Solve each applied problem by finding the "base" in the percent equation. Electric Bill Mary Beth's first electric bill for her new apartment was \$95 for the month of June. When she complained to the landlord about the high cost of electricity, she was informed that summer electric bills are about 90% higher than winter because of the periodic summer use of air condioners. How much can Mary Beth expect her winter electric bill to be? The book give the anwer of 50. I tried 95(.90)divided by 6(since June is the middle month for the year)and got \$14.25 Book give the answer of 50. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 113747: martha works as a saleperson for momentum sales. she earns \$1000 per month plus 15%commission on her sales. River City Sales another company in the same town has offered martha a job that will pay her \$500 per month plus 20% commission on her sales. explain why matha should or should not accept the job at river city sales. support you answer by finding x,the average total sales for the month she would need to at least equal her present income at momentum sales. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 113958: this year, 75% of the graduating class of harriet tubman high school had taken at least 8 math courses. Of the remainig class member, 60% had taken 6 or 7 math courses. What percent of the graduating class had taken fewer than 6 math courses? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 114465: 2mg equals how many millileters Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 115111: i have this question: 18 is 20% of what number how do you sole it? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 115242: A survey of 700 people was conducted. Forty percent of the men surveyed supported the issue in question, while 70 percent of the women supported it. A total of 400 supported the issue. How many more women than men were surveyed? Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 115297: The melting point of pure gold is 1,945 Fahrenheit. Convert this temperature to Celsius using the formula, C=5/9(F - 32) Please help and by the way 5/9 is a fraction Thanks Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 115296: A salon is offering 20% discount on all hairstyles. What is the discount price for a style that regularly costs \$23.50? Here are the choice: A.\$12.50 B.\$14.75 C.\$18.80 D.\$22.00 This is a confusing problem but I need to learn how to do it today because I have a test Monday.Thanks Click here to see answer by ganesh(20)

 Question 115194: A portfolio manager purchased 10,000 shares in mutal stock funds and mutual bonds funds valued at \$146,000 for a retirement fund. At the time of the purchase, the stock funds sold for \$11 per share, while the bond funds sold for \$17 per share. How many shares of each did the retirement fund purchase? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 115174: state whether each percentof change is a percent of increase or a percent of decrease. Then find the percentof increas or decrease. Round to the nearest whole percent. original: 97 cases new: 115 cases Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 115860: Write the fraction as a percent. 6. 13/20 Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6627)

 Question 115859: Write the fraction as a percent. 5. 2/5 Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 115858: Write the percent as a fraction in simplest form. 4.17% Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 115856: Write the percent as a fraction in simplest form. 3.15% Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 115855: Write the percent as a fraction in simplest form. 2. 99% Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 115854: Write the percent as a fraction in simplest form. 1. 32% Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 115920: What number is 0.6% of 500? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 116026: NEED HELP ASAP. CAN SOMEONE HELP ME WITH THIS WORD PROBLEM? SUPPOSE THAT THE FUNCTION P =12 + 50ln x respresents the percentage of inbound e-mail in the U.S that is considered spam. where x is the number of years after 2001. Carry all calculation to six decimals on each step, when necessary. a)USE THIS MODEL TO APPROXIMATE THE PERCENTAGE OF SPAM IN THE YEAR 2005. ANSWER: SHOW YOUR WORK: B)USE THIS MODEL TO APPROXIMATE THE YEAR THE PERCENT OF SPAM WILL REACH 90% PROVIDED THAT LAW ENFORCMENT REGARDING SPAMMERS DOES NOT CHANGE? ANSWER: SHOW YOUR WORK PLEASE: THANK YOU VERY MUCH TUTOR Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 116105: Write The percent as a fraction in simplest form. 3. 15% Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 116110: Write the fraction as a percent. 7. 29/100 Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 116108: Write the fraction as a percent. 6. 13/20 Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 116107: Write The percent as a fraction in simplest form. 4. 17% Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 116103: Write The percent as a fraction in simplest form. 2. 99% Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 116102: Write The percent as a fraction in simplest form. 1. 32% Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 116194: A stor blouses for \$19 each and marks them up by 39% for retail sale. What is the retail price of each of the blouses? answea are A.\$21.91 B.\$20.84 C.\$19.74 D.\$26.41 Click here to see answer by heidi(17)

 Question 116218: If Lynn can type a page in p minutes, what piece of the page can she do in 5 minutes? Click here to see answer by psbhowmick(529)

 Question 116358: Write the fraction as a percent. 8. 41/50 Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6627)

 Question 116377: Find the percent of the number 13. On a math test, you obatained a score of 66 points. This was 88% of the total number of points on the test . How many total points were on the test? Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 116421: Retail salespersons make up 43 percent of employment in the industry. what percentage is male and what percentage is female. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 116368: Find the percent of the number 12. You are one of 16 finalists on a Game Show. One finalist is randomly selected to answer a trivia question for a prize. WHat is the probablility that you will be selected? Wrtie you answer as a percent Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by heidi(17)

 Question 116605: Write the percent of the number. You are one of 16 finalists on a game show. One finalists is randoml selscted to answer a trivia question for a prize. What is the probability that you will be selected? ***Write the answer as a percent. Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 116608: Write the decimal as a percent or the percent as a decimal. 14. 6% Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 116602: Write the percent of the number. 11. 25% of 60 Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by keerthu(5)

 Question 116601: Write the percent of the number. 10. 50% of 22 Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by keerthu(5)

 Question 116637: What is the rule for finding percentages? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

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