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Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation
8.9 Word Problems - Percents

Directions: Solve the following word problems.
Q 1: A store has 15% off the regular prices of all CDs. If Tom saves $9.45 on the CDs he buys, what is the total of the regular prices of the CDs he purchased? (Assuming no sales tax.)
$72
$68
$63

Q 2: The population of a city increased from 120,000 to 150,000. What percent does this increase represent?
25%
45%
30%

Q 3: Bob took a Math test containing 40 questions. If he answered 80% of the questions correctly, how many questions did he answered correctly.
32
35
36

Q 4: Sally earns $1800 a month and pays $450 for rent. What percent of her income goes for rent?
25%
50%
75%

Q 5: Tom got a raise in his allowance from $6.00 and hour to $12.00 an hour. What percent raise did he get?
50%
75%
25%

Q 6: If 18 of the 45 students in a class play Baseball. What percent of the students do NOT play Baseball.
60%
45%
27%

Q 7: Kim needs to get at least 85% of the questions on her final exam correct in order to be on the honor roll. If there are a total of 60 questions on her final exam, at least how many questions must she answer correctly?
45
51
62

Q 8: A team played 16 games and won 12. What percent of their games did they win?
25%
75%
50%

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