Calculate a number from a percent
Objectives
Student will be able to:
compute a number from a given percentage.
Exercises
Complete the exercises. Show all work.
1.
It rained on 18 days during the summer vacation. This was 25% of the total number of days. How many days long was the summer vacation?
Summer vacation was 72 days long.
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2.
Kelly got 36 questions correct on a multiple choice test. Her score was 90%. How many questions were on the test?
There were 40 questions on the test.
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3.
There are 342 seventh graders in a junior high school. This represents 38% of the total number of students in the school. How many students are there in the school?
There are a total of 900 students in the school.
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4.
Tina paid $900 in sales tax on her new car purchase. The sales tax rate is 6%. What was the cost, before tax, of the new car?
Tina's car, before taxes, was $15,000.
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5.
Roberto made 119 foul shots this season. This was 85 percent of his total number of shots. How many shots did Roberto not make?
Roberto did not make 21 shots.
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6.
A certificate of deposit pays 5% annual interest. Iris earned $600 in interest last year. How much did she invest?
Iris invested $12,000.
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