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 Question 250183: twenty percent of a number is fifty. find the number Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 250182: twelve is what percent of 24 Click here to see answer by College Student(505)

 Question 250383: How many gallons of 60% antifreeze should be mixed with 40% antifreeze to make 80gallons of 45%antifreeze Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 250516: 125% of x is 60 x=? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 250522: the lions won 15% of all the games they played. They won 9 games? how many games did they loose? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 250518: 84 is 125% of what number Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 250841: find 14% of 40. please explain if you can in steps Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 250941: I am having a lot of problems with percentages. please help. 12 is 60% of what number. Click here to see answer by actuary(112)

 Question 251434: Amy paid 65.21 for a pair of running shoes during a 25% off sale. What was the regular price? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 251300: A man gets a rise of 10% in salary at the end of his first year of service, and further rise of 20% and 25 % at the end of the second and third years respectively, the rise in each case being calculated on his salary at the beginning of the year. To what annual percentage increase is this equivalent? Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 251896: explain weather a 150% increase or a 150% decrease is possible. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)
 Question 251896: explain weather a 150% increase or a 150% decrease is possible. Click here to see answer by jsmallt9(3296)

 Question 251976: What percent of 320 is 180 Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 252032: Mrs.Jones paid \$55.73 over regular price for some clothes because of financing them at 19% for 8 months. How much was the regular price of the clothes? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)
 Question 252032: Mrs.Jones paid \$55.73 over regular price for some clothes because of financing them at 19% for 8 months. How much was the regular price of the clothes? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 252134: I'm trying to figure out the steps of this equation? 9 is what percent of 45 Click here to see answer by JimboP1977(308)

 Question 252302: A survey showed that the ratio of telephones to people in the world was 1 : 8 .of the worlds telephones 0.012% were in Ethiopia . In Ethiopia 0.2 % of the population had telephones . At the time of the survey there were 4000 million people in the world. What was the population of Ethiopia? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 252404: An instrument store gives a 10% discount to all students off the original cost of an instrument. During a back to school sale an additional 15% is taken off the discounted price. Julie , a student at the local high school, purchases a flute for \$306. How much dit it originally cost? Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 252589: How many year's wold you have to keep an inrtial desposit of 10,000 in a bank account earring 6.25% simple intert to have20,000 at the end of that perioid of timm Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 250730: A Sporting goods store a pair of skates for 102. The skates cost the store 68. What percent of increase was this of the original cost? Choices 50 percent or "33 1/3" percent Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 252701: 2/3%of ?=33.3 Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 252715: what is the total cost in dollars of a \$45 shirt with 5% sales tax? Click here to see answer by drk(1908)
 Question 252715: what is the total cost in dollars of a \$45 shirt with 5% sales tax? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 252905: 1. An instrument store gives a 10% discount to all students off the original cost of an instrument. During a back to school sale an additional 15% is taken off the discounted price. Julie, a student at the local high school, purchases a flute for \$306. How much did it originally cost? Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)
 Question 252905: 1. An instrument store gives a 10% discount to all students off the original cost of an instrument. During a back to school sale an additional 15% is taken off the discounted price. Julie, a student at the local high school, purchases a flute for \$306. How much did it originally cost? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 252923: Aaron works part time as a salesperson for an electronics store. He earns \$6.25 per hour plus a percent commission on all of his sales. Last week Aaron worked 15 hours and earned a gross income of \$280.63. Find Aaron’s percent commission if his total sales for the week were \$3,250. If necessary, round your answer to the nearest hundredth of a percent. I am trying to help my daughter catch up on work after being sick and out of school. So please show steps or explain how to solve. This way I can show her how to solve the other similar problems. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 253523: out of 25 students who took a math course only 21 students passed. What was the percentage of the students who passed? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 253514: A television is on sale for 20 percent off If the sale price is 800 what was the original price? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 253682: the sale price of a stove is \$600.00. it is 25% off the original price. What is the original price? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 254263: what is .13 as a percent and a fraction Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 254577: 2. A customer pays \$1,100 in state taxes on a newly purchased car. What is the value of the car if state taxes are 8.9% of the value? A. \$9.765.45 B. \$10,876.90 C. \$12,359.55 D. \$14,345.48 E. \$15,745.45 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 254818: Blank tapes are selling at 3.50 and are reduced at \$1. What is the rate of discount? Click here to see answer by palanisamy(496)

 Question 255673: What is the equation of the line that contains the points with (x,y) coordinates (–3,7) and (5,–1) ? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)
 Question 255673: What is the equation of the line that contains the points with (x,y) coordinates (–3,7) and (5,–1) ? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 255708: The mean of the times it takes a commuter to get to work in Baltimore is 29.7 minutes. If the standard deviation is 6 minutes, within what liits would you expect approximately 68% of the times to fall? Assume the distribution is approximately bell-shaped. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)
 Question 255708: The mean of the times it takes a commuter to get to work in Baltimore is 29.7 minutes. If the standard deviation is 6 minutes, within what liits would you expect approximately 68% of the times to fall? Assume the distribution is approximately bell-shaped. Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 256017: Luis borrowed \$125,700.00 in stafford and plus loans for his 3 years at USc Law school. During the 3 years of school, the loan amount rose to \$132,110.70. The annual interest rate is 2.3 % once he has graduated from law school. Luis is required to pay back the loans within 10 years. What is the minimum monthly payment that luis must make ? I'm having problems coming out with the correct answer... Thanks Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 256128: I have a budget of £2500 to spend on a holiday. I have done out a list of expenditures but am not sure how to make them into a percentage so that I can draw a pie chart to reflect the amounts. Can you help? Thanks Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 256198: a package of poster board usually sells for \$8.40. This week the package is on sale for \$6.30. What is the percent of discount? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 256497: Find the tax on an item if it cost \$30 and the tax rate is 8% Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 256528: Is there a formula for finding the percent markup. For example in this problem what would the formula be: Jane sold a scarf for \$24. Her wholesale cost was \$10. What was the percent markup? You can round to the nearest tenth,if needed. [what would the formula be for this type of problem] also, a formula for percent discount would be nice too. thanks! Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 257703: Estimate 39% of 415. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 257698: A retail store has items such that they fall under the categories of clothes, housewares, jewelry, and other. . If the floor space allocated to housewares is 24,450 square feet with a 32.6%.What space is allocated to jewlery with a 18.4%. Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 257590: they only give me 1,114,00 and say that its only 1 percent of the whole, and they ask if its 1 percent then how much of that percent would 10,000 be? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 258145: Samantha earned \$86.00 after school each week before taxes were taken out. Her employer took 16% of her wages out for tax and social security deductions. How much money was her take-home pay? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

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