# Percentage Word Problems

4 Questions | Total Attempts: 172

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This quiz was designed for the Wicomico Country ALC. The webpage with which it is associated is:http://wicomicoadultlearning. Wikispaces. Com/Percentage+word+problems

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• 1.
A student gets a summer job bagging groceries at the supermarket. He makes \$7.15 per hour, and he works 35 hours per week. The supermarket has to withold 21.5% of  his weekly pay for taxes. What is his net weekly income after taxes are taken out?
• A.

\$196.45

• B.

\$53.80

• C.

\$251.25

• D.

538.75

• 2.
A computer game store marks up games 40%.  Find the selling price of a game that cost the store \$25.00.
• A.

\$29.00

• B.

\$33.00

• C.

\$35.00

• D.

\$39.00

• 3.
A golf pro shop buys a golf club from the manufacturer for \$40.00.  If it sells the club to its customers for \$75.00, what is the percentage that the club has been marked up?
• 4.
A test has 20 questions. If Simon gets 80% correct, how many questions did  he miss?
• A.

16

• B.

2

• C.

4

• D.

18