Percentage Word Problems

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1Of the 800 students at a school, 600 attend a field trip. What is percentage of students who did not remain at the school?

2When purchasing a vehicle priced at $8,800, the sales clerk awards a discount of 7.5%. How much will the final cost of the vehicle be?

3The price of a computer is $1,200. How much will a customer need to pay in total if the tax is 16%?

4If a monitor is priced at $450 and the store manager awards a discounted of 8%, how much will the costumer pay?

5An item is sold for 15% more than it cost the retailer to acquire the item. If it was sold to the retailer for $80, determine the price that the customer paid.

6What is the price that a retailer has to charge on an item acquired for $180 in order to make a profit of 10%?

7What is the sale price that a retailer has to put on an article originally priced at $280 to reduce it by 12% for an upcoming sale?

8An object is sold during a "20% off" sale. Find the sale price of that item if its orginal price was $150.


1

Of the 800 students at a school, 600 attend a field trip. What is percentage of students who did not remain at the school?

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2

When purchasing a vehicle priced at $8,800, the sales clerk awards a discount of 7.5%. How much will the final cost of the vehicle be?

100 − 7.5 = 92.5

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3

The price of a computer is $1,200. How much will a customer need to pay in total if the tax is 16%?

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4

If a monitor is priced at $450 and the store manager awards a discounted of 8%, how much will the costumer pay?

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5

An item is sold for 15% more than it cost the retailer to acquire the item. If it was sold to the retailer for $80, determine the price that the customer paid.

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6

What is the price that a retailer has to charge on an item acquired for $180 in order to make a profit of 10%?

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7

What is the sale price that a retailer has to put on an article originally priced at $280 to reduce it by 12% for an upcoming sale?

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8

An object is sold during a "20% off" sale. Find the sale price of that item if its orginal price was $150.

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