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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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