Percent Word Problems

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Ratio Quizzes & Trivia

Use your knowledge of percentages to answer the following questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A serving of ice cream contains 240 calories.  One hundred forty-four calories come from fat.  What percent of the total calories come from fat?
    • A. 

      40%

    • B. 

      45%

    • C. 

      55%

    • D. 

      60%

  • 2. 
    The monthly landscape budget for the fron of the house is $8,000.  You spent 6% of the budget on flowers.  How much did you spend on flowers?  (Just put the dollar amount; extra "words" may cause your answer to be considered incorrect.)
  • 3. 
    Terry's restaurant offers a 7-1/2% discount for senior citizens.  If a group of senior citizens paid $52.18 for lunch AFTER the discount, what would the total cost of the meal have been without the discount?
    • A. 

      $50.24

    • B. 

      $48.96

    • C. 

      $56.41

    • D. 

      $58.83