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Updated on Jul 15, 2011

More percentages practice problems can be found at:

- Percentages Practice Problems Set 1
- Percentages Practice Problems Set 3
- Percentages Practice Problems Set 4
- Percentages Practice Problems Set 5
- Percentages Practice Problems Set 6
- Percentages Practice Problems Set 7
- Percentages Practice Problems Set 8
- Percentages Practice Problems Set 9
- Percentages Practice Problems Set 10

### Problems

- 53% of 765 =
- 395.55
- 405.54
- 359.55
- 405.45

- 200% of 40 =
- 4
- 60
- 80
- 100

- 30% of 39 =
- 27.3
- 11.7
- 2.73
- 1.17

- 72% converted to a decimal =
- 0.0072
- 0.072
- 0.72
- 7.2

- Which of the following is 16% of 789?
- 126.24
- 12.624
- 662.76
- 66.276

- What percentage of 12,000 is 216?
- 18
- 1.8
- 0.18
- 0.018

- What percentage of 700 is 1,225?
- 0.57
- 0.6
- 1.25
- 1.75

- What is % of 574, rounded to the nearest tenth?
- 24.4
- 24.3
- 20
- 30

- 62.5% is equal to
- Convert to a percentage.
- 0.0075
- 0.00075
- 0.075
- 0.75

- Approximately how much money is a 20% tip on a restaurant bill of $16?
- 0.32
- 3.2
- 6.4
- 12.8

- Approximately how much money is a 15% tip on a restaurant bill of $24?
- 2.4
- 3.2
- 3.6
- 4.8

- What is 53.2% of 18?
- 0.8424
- 0.9579
- 8.424
- 9.576

- What is 0.4% of 30?
- 12
- 0.12
- 1.2
- 0.012

- What is 42% of 6?
- 0.00252
- 0.025
- 2.52
- 0.252

- 60% is equivalent to

### Answers

**d.**The correct answer is 405.45.**c.**Convert the percent to a decimal and multiply: 2.0 × 40 = 80.**b.**The correct answer is 11.7.**c.**The correct answer is 0.72.**a.**The correct answer is 126.24.**d.**A percentage is a portion of 100 where*x*% = . So the equation is . Cross multiply: 12,000*x*= 216 × 100. Simplify: . Thus,*x*= 1.8%.**d.**The correct answer is 175%.**a.**To solve the problem, first change the percent to a decimal: 0.0425 × 574 = 24.395. Then, round to the nearest tenth: 24.4.**b.**62.5% = . You should multiply both the numerator and denominator by 10 to move the decimal point, resulting in , and then factor both the numerator and denominator to find out how far you can reduce the fraction: . If you cancel the three 5s that are in both the numerator and denominator, you will get .**c.**First, divide the numerator by the denominator. Then, multiply by 100, or move the decimal point two places to the right and add the percent sign: 6 ÷ 80 = 0.075; 0.075 × 100 = 7.5%.**b.**A quick way to figure a 20% tip is to calculate 10% of the total and then double that amount; 10% of $16.00 is $1.60; $1.60 multiplied by 2 is $3.20. Another method is to multiply 0.20 × $16 = $3.20 to get the solution.**c.**A quick way to figure a 15% tip is to calculate 10% of the total, and then add half that amount to the 10%. In this case, 10% of $24 is $2.40, and half of $2.40 is $1.20; $2.40 + $1.20 = $3.60. Another method is to multiply 0.15 × $24 = $3.60 to get the solution.**d.**The correct answer is 9.576.**b.**The correct answer is 0.12.**c.**The correct answer is 2.52.**a.**To change a percent to a decimal, move the decimal point two places to the left and drop the percent sign: 0.6 and .

More percentages practice problems can be found at:

- Percentages Practice Problems Set 1
- Percentages Practice Problems Set 3
- Percentages Practice Problems Set 4
- Percentages Practice Problems Set 5
- Percentages Practice Problems Set 6
- Percentages Practice Problems Set 7
- Percentages Practice Problems Set 8
- Percentages Practice Problems Set 9
- Percentages Practice Problems Set 10

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