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

Q 1: The price of a quality pen increased from $1.20 To $1.44. What was the percentage
increase? (Hint: That ratio is (1.44 - 1.20) / 1.20. To express as a percentage multiply by 100) 30% 25% 20%

Q 2: 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 3: Peter scored 20 out of 80 in the Math test. What is his percentage score? 20% 25% 40%

Q 4: In an elementary school 56% of the students are girls. Total number of students in the
school is 8000. How many boys are there?
3520 4480 3500

Q 5: In an elementary school 56% of the students are girls. Total number of students in the
school is 8000. How many girls are there?
4480 3500 3580

Q 6: 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 $45,000 $36,000

Q 7: Kim went to McDonald's and bought cheese burger fries and small drink for $10 and
6% sales tax. How much does she pay. $10.20 $10.60 $0.60

Q 8: A dress at store was marked original price of $25, and sale price of $15. What was the
percentage discount? 20% 30% 40%

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