What Is Percent Problems?

10 Questions
What Is Percent Problems?

To solve percent problems, you can use the equation,Percent. Base = Amount, and solve for the unknown numbers. Or, you can set up the proportion, Percent = , where the percent is a ratio of a number to 100. You can then use cross multiplication to solve the proportion.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Percentage is a topic in ....?
    • A. 

      Maths

    • B. 

      English Language

    • C. 

      Literature

    • D. 

      Music

  • 2. 
    In mathematics, a percentage is a number or .... expressed as a fraction.
    • A. 

      Decimals

    • B. 

      Ratio

    • C. 

      Algebra

    • D. 

      Indice

  • 3. 
    In mathematics, a percentage is a number or ratio expressed as a fraction of ....?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      1000

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      1

  • 4. 
    It is often denoted using the percent sign, ....?
    • A. 

      ?

    • B. 

      /

    • C. 

      %

    • D. 

      @

  • 5. 
    Sometimes the abbreviation "...." is also used.
    • A. 

      Pct

    • B. 

      Prcnt

    • C. 

      Pcnt

    • D. 

      Percnt

  • 6. 
    One can express a number as a fraction of 1,000 using the term "....."
    • A. 

      Per kilo

    • B. 

      Per mille

    • C. 

      Per meter

    • D. 

      Per hundred

  • 7. 
    In ....., long before the existence of the decimal system, computations were often made in fractions which were multiples of ​1100.
    • A. 

      Ancient Britain

    • B. 

      Ancient Greece

    • C. 

      Ancient Rome

    • D. 

      Ancient Nigeria

  • 8. 
    Who levied a tax of ​1100 on goods sold at auction known as centesima rerum venalium?
    • A. 

      Brutus

    • B. 

      Caesar

    • C. 

      Augustus

    • D. 

      Pythagoras

  • 9. 
    The term "per cent" is derived from .....?
    • A. 

      Latin

    • B. 

      Greek

    • C. 

      English

    • D. 

      French

  • 10. 
    By what century was it standard to quote interest rates in hundredths?
    • A. 

      11th Century

    • B. 

      15th Century

    • C. 

      17th Century

    • D. 

      20th Century