# Do You Know Percent Word Problems?

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In mathematics, a percentage is a number or ratio expressed as a fraction of 100. It is often denoted using the percent sign, "%", or the abbreviations "pct.", "pct"; sometimes the abbreviation "pc" is also used. A percentage is a dimensionless number (pure number).

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### Percent Word Problem is a sub-topic under ....?

• A.

Percentage

• B.

Decimal

• C.

Ratio

• D.

Algebra

A. Percentage
Explanation
Percentage is a sub-topic under Percent Word Problem. It involves solving problems that require calculating percentages, such as finding the percent increase or decrease, finding the original amount given the percent increase or decrease, and solving problems involving discounts or markups. Understanding percentages is essential in various fields, including finance, business, and everyday life. Therefore, Percentage is the correct answer for this question.

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• 2.

### Percentage is a topic under ....?

• A.

Maths

• B.

Music

• C.

Creative Art

• D.

Sociology

A. Maths
Explanation
Percentage is a topic under Maths. It involves calculating the proportion or fraction of a quantity in relation to a whole, expressed as a fraction of 100. It is commonly used in various mathematical applications such as calculating discounts, interest rates, and analyzing data. Therefore, the correct answer is Maths.

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• 3.

### Mathematics can be taught in ....?

• A.

Museum

• B.

Church

• C.

School

• D.

Home

C. School
Explanation
Mathematics can be taught in school because it is a subject that requires a structured and organized learning environment. Schools provide the necessary resources, such as textbooks, calculators, and other learning materials, to effectively teach mathematics. Additionally, schools have qualified teachers who specialize in mathematics and can provide guidance and support to students. The classroom setting also allows for interactive learning, group activities, and discussions, which are essential for understanding mathematical concepts and solving problems. Therefore, school is the most appropriate place to teach mathematics.

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• 4.

### Who is a scientist among them?

• A.

Wililam Shakespeare

• B.

ChristopHer Marlowe

• C.

Moliere

• D.

Isaac Newton

D. Isaac Newton
Explanation
Isaac Newton is considered a scientist because he made significant contributions to the fields of physics and mathematics. He formulated the laws of motion and universal gravitation, laying the foundation for classical mechanics. Newton's work on optics also revolutionized our understanding of light and color. His discoveries and theories greatly advanced scientific knowledge and continue to be fundamental principles in physics. On the other hand, William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, and Moliere were all renowned playwrights and poets, but they did not contribute to scientific research or knowledge.

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• 5.

### In mathematics, a percentage is a number or .... expressed as a fraction.

• A.

Ratio

• B.

Algebra

• C.

Decimal

• D.

Symbols

A. Ratio
Explanation
A percentage represents a proportion or ratio of a number to 100. It is a way of expressing a part of a whole. Therefore, the correct answer is "ratio" since a percentage can be seen as a ratio or comparison between a part and the whole.

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### It is often denoted using the percent sign, "...."

• A.

=

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+

• C.

\

• D.

%

D. %
Explanation
The correct answer is "%". The percent sign is commonly used to denote percentages. It represents a proportion or fraction out of 100. For example, 50% is equal to 50 out of 100 or 0.5 as a decimal. The percent sign is used in various contexts such as mathematics, finance, and statistics to express ratios or rates.

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• 7.

### It is often denoted using the percent sign, "%", or the abbreviations "...."?

• A.

Prcnt

• B.

Pct

• C.

Prnt

• D.

Pnt

B. Pct
Explanation
The correct answer is "pct". It is often denoted using the percent sign, "%", or the abbreviation "pct".

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• 8.

### In mathematics, a percentage is a number or ratio expressed as a fraction of .....?

• A.

1

• B.

10

• C.

1000

• D.

100

D. 100
Explanation
A percentage is a number or ratio expressed as a fraction of 100. It represents a portion or part of a whole, where 100 represents the whole. For example, if 50 out of 100 students passed a test, the percentage of students who passed would be 50%. This is because 50 is half of 100, so it represents 50% of the whole. Similarly, if 75 out of 1000 people voted for a candidate, the percentage of votes they received would be 7.5%.

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• 9.

### One can express a number as a fraction of 1,000 using the term "....."?

• A.

Per mille

• B.

Per kilo

• C.

Per meter

• D.

Per gram

A. Per mille
Explanation
The term "per mille" is used to express a number as a fraction of 1,000. It is similar to "percent" which is used to express a number as a fraction of 100. So, if we want to express a number as a fraction of 1,000, we would use the term "per mille".

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• 10.

### Who levied a tax of ​1⁄100 on goods sold at auction known as centesima rerum venalium?

• A.

Augustus

• B.

Brutus

• C.

Caesar

• D.

Pythagoras

A. Augustus
Explanation
Augustus levied a tax of ​1/100 on goods sold at auction known as centesima rerum venalium.

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