Shortcuts - Percentage Conversions

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Shortcuts - Percentage Conversions - Quiz

This is designed for Wicomico county ALC.   The accompanying lesson can be found on https://wicomicoadultlearning. Wikispaces. Com/Conversions+to+percentages


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is 1% of 13?

    • A.

      1.3

    • B.

      .013

    • C.

      .13

    • D.

      13

    Correct Answer
    C. .13
    Explanation
    The question asks for 1% of 13. To find this, we can multiply 13 by 1% (which is equivalent to dividing 13 by 100). When we do this calculation, we get 0.13. Therefore, the correct answer is .13.

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  • 2. 

    What is 1000% of 53.5?

    • A.

      53.5

    • B.

      107.0

    • C.

      5.35

    • D.

      535.0

    Correct Answer
    D. 535.0
    Explanation
    To find 1000% of a number, we multiply the number by 10. Therefore, 1000% of 53.5 is 535.0.

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  • 3. 

    What is 20% of 200?

    • A.

      40

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    A. 40
    Explanation
    To find 20% of a number, you multiply the number by 0.2. In this case, 20% of 200 is calculated as 200 * 0.2 = 40. Therefore, the correct answer is 40.

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  • 4. 

    10% of 5000 is 50.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "10% of 5000 is 50" is false. To find 10% of a number, you multiply the number by 0.1. In this case, 10% of 5000 is 500, not 50.

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  • 5. 

    10% of 5000 is 500

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because when you calculate 10% of 5000, you multiply 5000 by 0.10, which equals 500. Therefore, 10% of 5000 is indeed 500.

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  • 6. 

    20% of 5000 = 10% of 5000 + 10% of 5000 = 2 x (10% of 5000)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that 20% of 5000 can be calculated by adding 10% of 5000 to another 10% of 5000. This is because 20% is equal to 10% + 10%. Another way to express this is by multiplying 10% of 5000 by 2, as 2 x (10% of 5000) is equal to 20% of 5000. Therefore, the statement is true.

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