Percentage Word Problems

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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


Questions and Answers
  • 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