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Percentages Practice Problems Set 9

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Updated on Jul 15, 2011

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Problems

  1. What percent of the figure is shaded?
  2. Percentages

    1. 20%
    2. 25%
    3. 40%
    4. 50%
  3. After taxes are taken out, Tim's net paycheck is $363.96. If 28% of his pay goes to taxes, what is his gross pay before taxes?
    1. $101.91
    2. $1,299.86
    3. $465.87
    4. $505.50
  4. At a clothing store, 8% of the dresses are designer dresses and the rest are not. If there are 300 dresses at the boutique, how many are NOT designer dresses?
    1. 136
    2. 276
    3. 296
    4. 292
  5. Ben spends 15% of his weekly budget on transportation. This week he spent $48 on transportation. What was his weekly budget this week?
    1. $720
    2. $520
    3. $305
    4. $320
  6. There are 26 pies in the county fair pie contest this year. Of these, four are peach. About what percent of the pies are peach?
    1. 4%
    2. 9%
    3. 12%
    4. 15%
  7. Michelle earned $4 last week selling baked goods. If she earns $36 this week, what is the percent of increase over last week's total?
    1. 32%
    2. 36%
    3. 80%
    4. 800%
  8. A sweater that originally cost $34.99 is marked up 25%. How much does the sweater cost after the markup?
    1. $8.25
    2. $8.75
    3. $2.50
    4. $43.74
  9. Martha bought a lawnmower on sale for 35% off and paid $298.35.What was the price of the lawnmower before it was marked down?
    1. $193.93
    2. $333.35
    3. $350.50
    4. $459.00
  10. Barbara buys six dolls and saves 3% of the total price by buying in bulk. If each doll originally costs $300, how much does Barbara save in total?
    1. $10.50
    2. $54.00
    3. $63.00
    4. $75.00
  11. Martin, a motel housekeeper, has finished cleaning about 40% of the 32 rooms he's been assigned. About how many more rooms does he have left to clean?
    1. 29
    2. 25
    3. 21
    4. 19
  12. Garth cuts a piece of rope into three pieces. One piece is five inches long, one piece is four inches long, and one piece is three inches long. The longest piece of rope is approximately what percent of the original length before the rope was cut?
    1. 33%
    2. 42%
    3. 50%
    4. 55%
  13. Robert's monthly utility bill is equal to 60% of his monthly rent, which is $500 per month. How much is Robert's utility bill each month?
    1. $560
    2. $440
    3. $300
    4. $200
  14. Forty cents is what percent of $1.30?
    1. 40%
    2. 31%
    3. 20%
    4. 11%
  15. In the high school choir, the ratio of males to females is three to two. What percentage of the choir is female?
    1. 40%
    2. 60%
    3. 67%
    4. 150%
  16. In a city last year, the ratio of rainy days to sunny days was three to four. Approximately what percent of days were sunny last year?
    1. 43%
    2. 57%
    3. 75%
    4. 133%
  17. Toby had a bag of 48 candies. He ate 25% of the candies for dessert one evening and then shared 25% of the remaining candies with his friends. About how many candies are now left?
    1. 9
    2. 12
    3. 24
    4. 27
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