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 Question 750636: Find the percentage error if 0.005998 is approximated to three significant figures Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(1485)

 Question 750571: By a reduction of 30% a number becomes 210. To make the number equal to 450, the original number is to be increased by Click here to see answer by dkppathak(24)

 Question 750532: A store buys jeans for \$24 each and marks them up 30%. What os the selling price of a pair of jeans? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 750508: A person's secondary income is \$1225 and is 25% of total income and the primary income is 60% of total income, what is the total income for this person? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28504)

 Question 750388: At a certain time of day a stick 84cm long, held vertically, casts a 108cm shadow on level ground. What is the length of a stick which casts a 108cm shadow at the same time of the day? Click here to see answer by dkppathak(24)

 Question 750321: If 10% of a pie chart is 20 people how many people are 6% Click here to see answer by dkppathak(24)

 Question 750291: how to take total percentage of these three years numbers? 1490 1507 1578 Click here to see answer by tommyt3rd(457)

 Question 749903: Penny is paid a basic wage of 35£ per week plus commission of 1.5% on her sales over 1000£.find her income for a week when she sells goods to the value of 9300£ Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 749003: find the simple interest on a loan of \$1200 after 9 months if the annual interest rate is 6% Click here to see answer by Cromlix(269)

 Question 748994: two cards are drawn from a normal deck of 52 cards and not replaced what is the probability that both cards are hearts Click here to see answer by timvanswearingen(82)

 Question 748977: a camera regularly priced at \$310 was placed on sale for 20% when the camera still did not sell the sale price was reduced by 25% for clearance what was the clearance price for the camera Click here to see answer by timvanswearingen(82)

 Question 748980: kyle has a coupon from O'Tooles variety store that reads "Take 35% off of any sale price"! he finds a bicycle safety and repair kit that usually costs \$20.35 marked 15%off if kyle uses the coupon to buy the kit, how much will he pay Click here to see answer by timvanswearingen(82)

 Question 748947: The average cost of a wedding today is \$19,104 which is 26% more then the average cost of weeding in the last 5 years ago. Find the average cost of a wedding 5 years ago. Round to the nearest cent. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 748944: New home sales this year in the Sacramento area were 14% fewer than last year. If the number of new homes sold this year was 5645, find the number of new homes sold last year. Round to the nearest whole number. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 748943: A mortgage lender made 52% more loans to minorities this year than last year. If the number of loans to minorities this year is 2660, find the number of loans made to minorities last year. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 748732: Kevin has 97% more money today than he did this time last year. If Kevin has \$984 today, how much money did he make over this past year? (Round to the nearest cent, or hundredth of a dollar.) Click here to see answer by reviewermath(507)

 Question 747841: A Car Costing \$400 is reduced in price by 10%. Find the new price. Click here to see answer by Cromlix(269)

 Question 747468: Out of 720 marks what is the marks of getting 40% Click here to see answer by jasim(1)

 Question 747235: Hello, I need to dilute 2 oz of 99.98% DMSO liquid to 90% DMSO and 10% distilled water. I would greatly appreciate if someone could work this out with a short explanation as well as answer on how much distlled water I need to add. Thank you!! Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(1485)

 Question 746854: Raina bought a suit on sale for 92.80 . This price was 71% less than the original price. What was the original price? Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 746500: This year, 75% of the graduating class had taken at least 8 math courses. Of the remaining class members, 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 rfer(12647)

 Question 746404: Elsa bought a DVD player for \$104. the cost includes a 20% discount. What was the cost of the DVD player before the discount. please explain? Click here to see answer by fcabanski(874)

 Question 746093: 600 is 5/9 of what number? What percent of 50 is 40? When Merideth cleaned her room she found the raio of clean clothes to dirty clothes was 2 to 5. If 35 articles of clothing were discovered how many were clean? The diameter of a round skating rink is 14 m. Find the circumference of the rink to the nearest meter. Simplify -7.2/6 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 745918: Sally buys a car for £4900 she saves 30% on the original price of the car . What was the original price of the car? Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 745302: The number of students at a local college decreased from 5500 in 2005 to 4500 in 2006. Find the percent decrease. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 744893: in a sale a clothes shop reduces its sale by 40% a top usually costs £39.00 how much is it in the sale Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6622)

 Question 744789: price 3465 now 20% off so price of now? Click here to see answer by savvyhush23(50)

 Question 744533: Suppose the sales tax where you live is 6%. The cost of jeans is usually \$31.74 when the tax is added. When the jeans go on sale, their cost is \$21.04 including tax. How much did you save in sales tax by waiting to buy jeans on sale? My setup was x/10.70=6/100 My answer was \$0.64. Am I right? Click here to see answer by lynnlo(4155)

 Question 743532: how do i found a percentage increase and decrease of something? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8882)

 Question 742759: I am given a pie chart with three foreign languages on it, French( 25%), Italian (20%), Spanish (45%) and German (10%) It also says no student is enrolled in more than one foreign language class, and The number of students enrolled in Italian is 36 The question asks "What is the total number of students enrolled in foreign language classes?" Im not sure what to do Click here to see answer by davethejackal(28)

 Question 741502: how would I go about solving this for example I brought a sofa for \$300 and had put 20% down and pay the rest in 8 months How would I find out the amount to pay each month. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)
 Question 741502: how would I go about solving this for example I brought a sofa for \$300 and had put 20% down and pay the rest in 8 months How would I find out the amount to pay each month. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 741064: Maury purchased a new electronic game system with a 25% off coupon. His friend, Sally, purchased the same system (same original price) with a 40% off coupon. If Sally paid \$45 less for the system how much did Maury pay (ignore sales tax)? Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1421)

 Question 740532: If 60% of x equals 360, what number is x? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3050)

 Question 740487: Can you show me how to solve 630\$ minus 3%,? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 739622: A number is decreased by 30% to 154. What is the original amount? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28504)

 Question 739400: If the result of increasing a by 300% of a is b, then a is what percent of b? The answer choices are; A) 20% B) 25% C)33 1/3% D)40% E)66 2/3% Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 739259: the cost of an item was 53.00 and was reduced to 39.00. What is the percentage it was reduced by? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3050)

 Question 738323: What is the equation to finding out the percentage of a number that is part of another. For example, if a question asks "130 is how many percent of 178?" I do not need to know the answer, I just want to know the equation to solve this, thank you. Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

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