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

Q 2: If 18 of the 45 students in a class play Baseball. What percent of the students do NOT play Baseball. 45% 60% 27%

Q 3: Nancy goes to a restaurant and leaves a tip that is equal to 18% of the bill they receive. If she leaves a tip of $6.30, what was the total amount of bill they received. $35.00 $11.34 $42.30

Q 4: If 60% of the students in a class are boys and 12 of the students in the class are girls. What is the total number of students in the class. 36 40 33

Q 5: Bob took a Math test containing 40 questions. If he answered 80% of the questions correctly, how many questions did he answered correctly. 35 36 32

Q 6: Sally earns $1800 a month and pays $450 for rent. What percent of her income goes for rent? 75% 50% 25%

Q 7: The population of a city increased from 120,000 to 150,000. What percent does this increase represent? 25% 45% 30%

Q 8: 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.) $68 $72 $63

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