Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation 8.8 Percentage Story Problems - 2

Q 1: In an elementary school 56% of the students are girls. Total number of students in the
school is 8000. How many girls are there?
3580 4480 3500

Q 2: Kim went to McDonald's and bought cheese burger fries and small drink for $10 and
6% sales tax. How much does she pay. $0.60 $10.20 $10.60

Q 3: A store spent 8% of its monthly profit in remodelling, and the remodelling cost them 3600
dollars. What is the store monthly profit? $40,000 $36,000 $45,000

Q 4: A dress at store was marked original price of $25, and sale price of $15. What was the
percentage discount? 40% 20% 30%

Q 5: In an elementary school 56% of the students are girls. Total number of students in the
school is 8000. How many boys are there?
4480 3500 3520

Q 6: A supplier company makes 500 parts. If 3% of them are defective. How many defective parts
were made by the company. 20 15 10

Q 7: There are 800 students in St Joseph Middle School. On one particular day, 8% were absent. How many students were absent that day? 36 64 16

Q 8: A Surgeon performed 200 surgeries. Out of them 3% patients died. How many patients died? 9 6 10

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