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# Pre-Algebra Chapter 8 : Percents

Percent : A percent is just a fraction with a hidden denominator of 100 Write -250% as an integer : Write 95% as fraction : Write 26% as a decimal : Write 0.03% as a decimal : Write 0.081 as percent : Write -2.19 as a percent : What is 25% of 200 ? What is 300% of 15 ? What is 22% of 40 ? What is % of 1000 ? What percent of 100 is 63 ? What percent of 1000 is 2.47 ? What percent is 40 of 200? What percent is -12 of 3 ? 80 is 20% of what number ? 2 is -50% of what number? is 250% of what number ?

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Word Problems o Stephanie bought a new computer that cost \$800. Where Stephanie lives, the sales tax is 7%. How much sales tax does she have to pay for her computer? o Rajiv has 4 blue shirts, 5 black shirts, and 6 white shirts. What percent of this shirts are white? o If a school has 300 girls and 200 boys, what percent of the students are girls?

o All of the students in Mr. Satos History class took an exam. Each student either passed or failed. 85% of the students passed and 3 students failed. How many students are in the class? o Patti takes 200 flowers to her middle school to sell on Valentines Day. She first sells 30% of the flowers to 6th grade students. She then sells 40% of the remaining flowers to 7th grade students. Finally, she sell 50% of the remaining flowers to 8th grade students. How many flowers does she have left? o A 100-milliliter bottle of salad dressing initially consists of 80% oil and 20% vinegar. 40% of the dressing is used, and then 4 milliliters of vinegar are added to the bottle. What percentage of the mixture is now vinegar?
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Percent Increase and Decrease Calculate the number -a 25% increase from 60 : 60% less than 95 : 40% more than Calculate the percentage -An increase from 100 to 130 : A decrease from 2/3 to 1/6 : An increase from 3.8 to 9.5 : A decrease from 271 to 0 : Classroom exercises: o In 2009, Heart & Sole Company sold 15 million pairs of shoes. In 2010, they increased advertising, and they sold 20% more shoes than in 2009. How many pairs of shoes did they sell in 2010?

o An iZest computer(made by Lemon Computer Co.) has a retail price of \$600. Jims House of Electronics is having a 20%-off sale, in which all items are discounted to 20% less than retail. Abigail also has a coupon for 30% off the sale price of any Lemon computer. How much does Abigail have to pay for a new iZest?

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o Wendys stock in GloboSuperOmni Corp is worth \$500 at the start of January. In each month, the stock goes up 10% in value. What is the stock worth at the end of March?

o Karl bought five folders from Pay-A-Lot at a cost of \$2.50 each. Pay-A-Lot had a 20%-off sale the following day. How much could Karl have saved on the purchase by waiting a day?

o Anas monthly salary was \$2000 in May. In June, she received a 20% raise. In July, she received a 20% pay cut. After the two changes in June and July, what was Anas monthly salary?

o A dress originally priced at \$80 is put on sale at 25% off. If 10% tax is added to the sale price, then what is the total cost of the dress?

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