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 Question 67263: A department store advertised electric shavers at a sale price of \$36. If this is a 20% discount, what was the original price? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 67341: Find each percent of change. Round to the nearest tenth of a precent. Tell if it is a decrease or increse. 24 to 21 100 to 113 Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 67895: Hi i really need help with this problem.I have just started this kind of math and my teacher goes through this stuff so fast and i dont get it.Could you please explain this problem to me?The problem is the shirt on sale is for 30% off and when the person goes to the register to buy it the cashier says that she could get an additional 25%off .how much will she pay if the original price of the shirt is \$40.00.THANK YOU Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 68026: \$1.04 is the sales tax. 6.5% is the percentage. What was the total cost? I can't get the right formula to come up with \$16.00 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 69307: Tickets to the Superbowl were selling for \$325. When it got closer to the big game ticket prices skyrocketed to \$3055. What was the percent of increase Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)
 Question 69307: Tickets to the Superbowl were selling for \$325. When it got closer to the big game ticket prices skyrocketed to \$3055. What was the percent of increase Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 69675: You invest 10,000, part at 6% annual interest and the rest at 9% annual interest. If you received 684 in interest after one year, how much did you invest at each rate? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 69851: what is the percentage for 36 of 20% Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 70045: In a town of 360 people, 80%can read and write. 90%of the males alone can read and write, but only 180 of the females can read and write. How many females are in the town? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 70606: I am trying to help my son to figure out how to set up and solve the following types of problems: page 300 4. 15 is what percent of 60 5. 30 is 60% of what number Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 70611: A newspaper has 12,240,000 subscribers this year. The number of subscribers is down 8% from last year. How many subscribers were there last year? Only info is Form A,Chapter 1-6 Cuulative Assessment Click here to see answer by 303795(595)

 Question 70922: I need help a store sells everything at 30% off the list price. if it sells a 13 in television for \$98, what is the list price? thanks Click here to see answer by mathman409(67)

 Question 70992: hello out there i need help with four algebra questions can anybody help and if so thank you very much,here is the problems:How much interest will Ms.Williams earn if she invests \$500 at 5% for 6 years.The next one is,Manny opens a savings account that earns 6% annual interest.His goal is to earn \$600 interest in 5 years.How much money does he need to deposit?The next one is,express 7 over 8 as a percent.And the last question is,Mr.Ortega buys a car for \$16,500.A state sales tax of 4% is then added to the price of the car.What is the total price?Thank you to whoever helps me Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 71272: Find each percent. Round to the nearest tenth. 1.)294.3% of 81 = 2.) 0.006% of 13,712 = Click here to see answer by terbear1963(43)

 Question 71444: This year, 75% of the graduating class of Harriet Tubman School 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 ptaylor(2048)

 Question 72017: Hello to all,I had some questions that I need help with and I do thank whoever can help me,the first one is,How much interest will Ms. Williams earn if she invests \$550 at 5% for 6 years.The next one is,In the year 2010,6.7% of the US population is projected to be under the age of 5.If the population will be about 298 million,about how many people will be in this age range?Round your answer to the nearest ten thousand.The third one is,The cost of a computer decreases from \$1500 to \$1200 after 3 months.Find the percent decrease.And the last one is,this one is really confusing,An internet company sells CDs for \$10 and tapes for \$8.In one hour they sold eight times as many CDs as tapes.If their sales totaled \$704,how many CDs did they sell?That one has been giving me a problem the most.Thank you to any one that helps me. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 72318: employees of a discoumt appliance store recieve an additional 20% off of the lowest price on an item. if an employee purchases a dishwasher during a 15% off sale, how much will he pay if the dishwasher originally cost \$450? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 72341: Jay earns \$2,500 a month. He pays \$850 a month to rent an apartment. What percent of Jay's income does he pay for rent? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 72563: Jason is a salesperson in the electronics department. He is 25% short of his goal for the week. His goal is to earn 448. for each CD player he sells he earns 56.00. how many CD players does he need to sell in order to meet his goal? Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 72559: the vote count for candidate A was 7,310. the votecount for candidate B was14,190. Only two candidates were running. What percentage of the voters voted for candidate A. Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 72561: the Waltzer average phone bill increased from 16.65 to 19.98. what percentage did it increase? Click here to see answer by don vito(18)

 Question 72556: A fund drive announces that it has raised \$3,276. which is 70% of its goal. How much more must be raised? Click here to see answer by don vito(18)

 Question 72560: the Waltzer average phone bill increased from 16.65 to 19.98. what percentage did it increase? Click here to see answer by Tutor Online(2)

 Question 72656: For a small party, sita made a bowl of punchby mixing 2cups of pineapple juice,4 cups of orange juice and 6 cup of a soda.Then she removed 2 cups of the punch and added 1 cup of orange juice and 1 cup of soda. The orange juice is now what fractional part of the punch? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 72820: Glenn is making a circle graph to show his monthly expenses. If 12.5% of his expenses are for food, what would be the the measure of the central angle for the sector of the graph labeled " Food"? POSSIBLE ANSWERS A. 12.5 DEGREES B. 36 DEGREES C. 45 DEGREES D. 63 DEGREES Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 72817: Four students ran for a class president. In the election, Gloria got 50% of the votes, Kenny got 25%, Art got 12.5%, and Stuart got 40 votes. How many students voted in this election. POSSIBLE ANSWERS: A. 80 B. 200 C. 160 D. 320 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 72916: X1.a pair of jeans ison sale for 15% off the oroiginal price.the sale price of the jeans is 29.74. what was the original price? 2.jalisha invested some money and made an 8% profit. the current value of her investment is 1.308. how much did she invest initially? 3.a refrigerated truck leaves a rest stop after traveling at a steady rate of 56mi/h.a car leaves the same rest stop 1/4 hour laterfollowing the truck at a steady rate of 56mi/h. how long after the truck leaves the rest stop will the car overtake the truck? Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)