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Word Problem Exercises: Using Percents

If the answer is a decimal round to the nearest tenth.

General Questions


What is 28% of 85?
1. 





Thirty-two percent of 275 is what number?
2. 





Fourteen is what percent of 112?
3. 





23 years is what percent of 40 years?
4. 





42 is 12% of what number?
5. 





35 is 21.5% of what number?
6. 





27 hours is what percent of 2 days
7. 





38 inches is what percent of 5 feet
8. 





You spend $36.10 on dinner and plan to leave a 23% tip.
a) How much do you leave for a tip?
b) All together how much is dinner including tax?
9. 





You spend $47.52 on dinner and leave a $9 tip.
a) What is the percent of the tip?
b) What is the total cost of dinner including the tip?
10. 








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