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 Question 92693: IF THE PIZZA HOUSE OFFERS 8 DIFFERENT TOPPINGS, 2 TYPES OF CRUST, AND THREE CHEESE CHOICES, HOW MANY DIFFERENT WAYS CAN YOU HAVE A ONE TOPPING? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 93098: What was the percent of increase in the sales between month 2 (\$56,000) and month 12 (\$72,000) of 1990? Round your answer to the nearest tenth. Thanks so much!! Click here to see answer by vertciel(183)

 Question 93255: I need help with this problem please: Lane invested \$14,000, part at 15% and part at 2%. If the total interest at the end of the year is \$1,060, how much did she invest at 15%? Thanks for your help! Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 93517: Renee now weighs 118 pounds. This is 80% of what Renee weighed a year ago. How much did Renee with a year ago? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 93955: The contents of a certain box consist of 14 apples and 23 oranges. How many oranges must be removed from the box so that 70 percent of the pieces of fruit in the box will be apples? This is what I have so far: 14 apples + 23 oranges = 37 total pieces of fruit; 14 apples/37-X=.70; then I get lost after this... Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 95183: Sales decreased 3% from last year. Sales this year are \$164,916. Find the amount of last years sales. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 96265: If you have a 5% solution and a 50 % solution how much of each solution do you need to make 20ml of 30% solution? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 97125: Pleae help me with this problem. A company collects 60% of its sales during the month of the sale, 30% one month after the sale, and 10% two months after the sale. The company expects sales of \$10,000 in August, \$20,000 in September, \$30,000 in October, and \$40,000 in November. How much money is expected to be collected in October? a. \$25,000 b. \$15,000 c. \$35,000 d. None of the above Would the answer be d? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 97539: The new price of a car is 25% higher than the old price of \$8,800. The old price is less than the new price by what percent? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 97536: A car stereo that originally cost \$175 was on sale for \$150. What was teh percent of decrease for the stereo? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 98443: How much would I have left after taking 25% out of 3,181 dollars? I have been trying to figure it out and I'm having a heck of a time. Click here to see answer by mathslover(135)

 Question 98507: An herbicide loses one-half its toxic effect each week. After how many weeks will the herbicide have less than 10 percent of its original potency? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 98501: If the sales tax rate is 6.5% AND \$2500 is collected in sales tax, how much were the sales? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 98865: If \$33000.00 is the 6% G.S.T. What would the total be? Thank You Doug Click here to see answer by chitra(359)

 Question 98864: If \$33000.00 is the G.S.T. What would the total be? Thank You Doug Click here to see answer by chitra(359)

 Question 98981: 1. What number increased by 30% equals 260? 2.What is 50% more than 50? 3.A price decreased from \$25 to \$10.Find the percent of decrease. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 99011: At the beginning of a game of checkers, what percent of these squares are not covered by checker pieces? There are 64 squares on a board with 24 checkers. Please help me! with my calculation the answer is 62 percent. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 99005: The problem is: A student sold his car for \$4680. He made a 20% profit. What is the original price of the vehicle. I know the answer is \$3900 but I can't understand how they come up with that answer.I came up with \$3744 the first time I tried it but that is figuring the increase on the smaller number. HELP!!! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 99049: A student sells his car for \$4860. He made a 20% profit. What was the original price of the car. Click here to see answer by 303795(595)

 Question 99320: My photo size is 5" x6 1/2". I wish to enlarge photo to 8" x 10". What percentage do I set on my printer. Stan. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 99320: My photo size is 5" x6 1/2". I wish to enlarge photo to 8" x 10". What percentage do I set on my printer. Stan. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 97998: A large bottle of juice contains 64 oz. A carton holds 12 bottles. How many gallons are there in 20 cartons? Click here to see answer by timmy1729(23)

 Question 99658: Jason is a salesperson in the electronics dept. of a store. He is 30% short of his goal for the week. His goal is to earn \$500. For each CD player he sells, he earns \$25. How many CD players do he need to sell in order to meet his goal? Please show work of problem. Thanks Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)
 Question 99658: Jason is a salesperson in the electronics dept. of a store. He is 30% short of his goal for the week. His goal is to earn \$500. For each CD player he sells, he earns \$25. How many CD players do he need to sell in order to meet his goal? Please show work of problem. Thanks Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 99856: In a certain company, 30 percent of the men and 20 percent of the women attend night school. If 40 percent of all employees are men, what percentage of all the employees attend night school? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 99856: In a certain company, 30 percent of the men and 20 percent of the women attend night school. If 40 percent of all employees are men, what percentage of all the employees attend night school? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 99960: Two cylinders. One has 10,000,000 gallons. The second has 40,000,000 gallons. What is the percentages of increase going from one to the other? Click here to see answer by fastblue(13)

 Question 100196: this year,75%of a graduating class had taken at least 8 mth 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 stanbon(57361)

 Question 100281: The problem is: A student sold his car for \$4680. He made a 20% profit. What is the original price of the vehicle. I know the answer is \$3900 but I can't understand how they come up with that answer.I came up with \$3744 the first time I tried it but that is figuring the increase on the smaller number. HELP!!! Click here to see answer by tutorcecilia(2152)

 Question 100611: 1. write as a fraction in simplified form. 152% 7 3/4% 2. wanda borrowed &3000 at a simple interset rate of 16%. a.How much interest did she pay in six months? b.How much interest did she pay in two years? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 100901: Martha bought a \$60 skirt at 40% off and a \$40 blouse at 20% off. What percent discount did she receive on the total purchase? My answer is 40%... Click here to see answer by doukungfoo(195)

 Question 101327: What percent of a yard is a foot? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 102271: A broker has invested \$17,500 in two mutual funds, one earning 10% annual interest, and the other earning 12%. After 1 year, his combined interest is \$1,941. how much was invested at each rate? Fill up the given table, set up and equation and solve. Mutual fund 1 Mutual fund 2 Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 102283: ________decrease by 70% is 4.35. What formula is used to solve this? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 102437: The percent of increase is 16%. If the new number is 522, find the original number. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 100826: The 1st year Dr. Smith production in gross sales was \$427,654.29 the second year his gross production sales came in less at \$281,206.14. What percentage was Dr. Smith's gross production down from the 1st to the 2nd year. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 102945: By weight, a 200 ton sample of a certain roadbed material is 75% crushed rock. How many tons of a 30% crushed rock sample must be added to create a mixture that is 50% crushed rock? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)