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 Question 126939: Cost of living went up 11%, but Alice got an 11% raise in her salary, she is now earning 27340. How much did she make last year? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 126953: The sales price of a car is \$12,590, which is 20% off the original price. What is the original price? need help,thanks Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)
 Question 126953: The sales price of a car is \$12,590, which is 20% off the original price. What is the original price? need help,thanks Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6632)

 Question 126965: The city council has decided to add a 0.3% tax on motel and hotel rooms. If a traveler spends the night in a motel room that costs \$55 before taxes, how much will the city receive in taxes from him? I got 16.5 but that was not the right answer. Click here to see answer by ljtrimble(2)

 Question 126961: Jim is able to sell a hand-carved statue for \$670 which was a 35% profit over his cost. How much did the statue originally cost him? need some help on this, thanks Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 127579: 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? I really need some help on this one. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 128199: Sales tax is 4.225%. What is the maximun price that can be spent on a desk if the toeal cost is \$650 including tax Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 128397: Mary purchased a CD for \$15.99. If the sales tax rate is 7%, how much sales tax did she pay? Click here to see answer by alexander164(3)

 Question 128966: Please help me. I have looked at this for an hour and I quit! Amy paid \$76.49 for a pair of running shoes during a 15% off sale. What was the regular price? Thank you for any help give. Click here to see answer by tutorcecilia(2152)

 Question 129114: Tom, Ted, Tony, and Terry worked together on a job. The Job paid\$500. Each boy was paid according to the amount of work he contributed to the job. Ted and Tony earned \$280 together. Ted and Tom earned \$260 together. Ted and Terry got \$220 together. What percent of the job did each boy do? THIS PROBLEM IS NOT FROM A TEXTBOOK Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 127548: How do I find increses of numbers by percents? For example; Increase 120 by 70%? How would I do that? Thank you! Click here to see answer by apachemexican1(64)

 Question 116610: Write the decimal as a percent or the percent as a decimal. 15. 0.5% Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by apachemexican1(64)

 Question 116365: Find the percent of the number 11. 25% of 60 Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by apachemexican1(64)

 Question 116361: Find the percent of the number 10. 50% of 22 Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by apachemexican1(64)

 Question 116360: Find the percent of the number 9. 40% of 5 Any help with this equation would be Greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by apachemexican1(64)

 Question 129948: If there is a total of 260 marbles in a bag and 50 are brown, 200 are gray and 10 are red then what is the percentage of red marbles in the bag. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 130001: what percentage of workers walk to work? Drive alone 7,862,418 carpool 1,120,982 take public transit 144,959 walk 138,496 other 149,641 work at home 346,626 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 130273: An employee's new salary is \$119,110 after getting a 5% raise. What was the salary before the increase in pay? Last year's salary was \$ Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 130411: how can you find a missing percent on a circle graph? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 130395: Last month a factory produced 800 television sets. This month, The same factory produced 1,064 television sets. The increase in production from last month to this month is? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 130414: how can i find a measure of a piece on a circle graph? for example:what is the measure of the central angle for the banana cream sector Click here to see answer by ilana(307)

 Question 130748: Please help Jerry earned \$18,500 one year and then received a 10.5% raise. What is his new yearly salary? Yi Chen made a \$6,400 investment at the beginning of a year. By the end of the year, the value of the investment had decreased by 8.2%. What was its value at the end of the year? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 130876: i dont get what to do after you subtract the 27 from the 72. after i do this, i get 45/27. what do i do now? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 131748: A piechart represents the results of an election on an alien planet. The candidate, Hum, won the election, receiving five times as many votes as Yab. Pip received 30% of all votes. What percentage of votes did Hum receive? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 131742: Given the circumference of the circle as 50 pi find the radius of the circle. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 132568: Joe earns \$9.50 an hour, but he will get a 12% raise next week. What will be his hourly wage next week? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 132663: 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. a student purchases a flute for \$306. I need to find the original price,but i don't know where to start, please help me thanks. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 132663: 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. a student purchases a flute for \$306. I need to find the original price,but i don't know where to start, please help me thanks. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 133231: This year, 75% of the graduating class of Harriet Tubman HS 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 oscargut(891)

 Question 133230: This year, 75% of the graduating class of Harriet Tubman HS 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 loulou123(1)