# Percentage Word Problems

### Solutions

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?

## 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

## 3

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

## 4

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

## 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.

## 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%?

## 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?

## 8

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