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Percentages Practice Problems: GED Math

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Updated on Mar 23, 2011

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Problems

1. What is 57% of 350?
1. 614
2. 16.29
3. 182
4. 199.5
5. 19.95
2. What percent of 200 is 68?
1. 68%
2. 2.94%
3. 34%
4. 136%
5. 0.34%
3. Nineteen is 76% of what number?
1. 76
2. 25
3. 14.44
4. 400
5. 250
4. Two out of every five members of the town board are male. What percentage of the board members is male?
1. 25%
2. 40%
3. 20%
4. 4%
5. 15%
5. Hockey sticks that normally sell for \$89 are on sale for 35% off the regular price. There is also a 6% sales tax. How much will the stick cost after the sale and the sales tax?
1. \$57.85
2. \$33.02
3. \$54.38
4. \$29.28
5. \$61.32
6. The book club attendance rose from 25 members to 30 members. What is the percentage increase in membership, to the nearest whole percent?
1. 20%
2. 83%
3. 17%
4. 2%
5. 5%
7. Out of the 28 selections on the menu, four are desserts. What percentage, to the nearest tenth, of the menu are NOT desserts?
1. 14.3%
2. 12.5%
3. 85.7%
4. 75.0%
5. 7.0%
8. Twenty-five percent of the voters voted for the incumbent. How many voted for the incumbent if there were 1,032 voters?
1. 258
2. 4,128
3. 25
4. 1,007
5. 2,422
9. How much will be paid for a \$28 dinner, assuming a 15% tip?
1. \$4.20
2. \$43
3. \$23.80
4. \$30.80
5. \$32.20
10. Ninety-one percent of what number is 200.2?
1. 2.2
2. 220
3. 45.45
4. 454.5
5. 182.182
1. Change to a percent.
1. 0.9375%
2. 93.75%
3. 15.16%
4. 15%
5. 85%
2. Change 23.5% to a decimal.
1. 2.35
2. 23.5
3. 0.235
4. 235.00
5. 23,500.00
3. Change 1.8 to a percent.
1. 18%
2. 80%
3. 1.8%
4. 180%
5. 20%
4. What is 12.8% of 405, to the nearest hundredth?
1. 51.84
2. 0.03
3. 31.64
4. 0.52
5. 518.40
5. 272 is what percent of 400?
1. 1.47%
2. 147%
3. 0.68%
4. 10.88%
5. 68%
6. 533 is 82% of what number?
1. 15.38
2. 6.5
3. 149.24
4. 650
5. 437.06
7. 49% of 3,000 is
1. 6,122.45
2. 14.70
3. 1,470
4. 1,530
5. 612.25
8. 4.25 is what percent of 25?
1. 5.88%
2. 0.17%
3. 106.25%
4. 1.06%
5. 17%
9. The number of customers in the ABC department store rose from 1,200 on Saturday to 1,350 on Sunday. What is the percent increase?
1. 11.11%
2. 88.9%
3. 150%
4. 12.5%
5. 112.5%
10. The population of West Elm fell from 25,670 in 1990 to 24,500 in 2000. What was the percent decrease during this time frame, to the nearest tenth?
1. 4.6%
2. 8%
3. 46%
4. 4.8%
5. 95.44%