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# Finding The Base

The student answered correctly 76 questions on the mathematics test, which was 95% of the total number of questions. How many questions were in the test? Daniel bought a calculator at the store with the tax of 7.5%. The tax amount was \$1.87. Find the calculator price before tax. Brian bought a printer on sale at the store. The discount was 15%, and Brian saved \$13.50. What was the printer original price? The population of Georgetown was 50000 in 2009. The population increased by 3 percents in 2010, or 1500. What was the population at the end of 2009? Kathy invested into the bank account for 2% per year. After one year, Kathy earned \$500.00 in this account. What was Kathy's initial investment? An alloy contains 70% of silver. The amount of silver in the alloy is 1.75 pounds. Find the weight of the alloy? 5 is 5% of what number? 12 is 1% of what number? 2 is 4% of what number? 1 is 5% of what number?

## Finding the Rate

The student answered 80 questions on the mathematics test. 76 of answers were correct. What was the percent of correct answers? Daniel bought a calculator on-line. The calculator was advertised at \$24.99 before the tax. When the tax was included, Daniel paid \$26.86. What percent of his money did he spend on tax? Brian bought a printer on sale at a store. The original price was \$90.00. After a discount was applied, Brian paid \$76.50 only. What percent the discount was? The population of Georgetown was 50000 at the end of 2009. The population had increased to 51500 at the end of 2010. What percent of increase is this? Kathy invested \$25,000.00 into the bank account. One year later her account had increased to \$25,500.00. What was the annual interest rate? An alloy contains of 2.5 pounds contains 1.75 pounds of silver. What is the percent of silver in the alloy? Peter can mow the lawn in 40 minutes and John can mow the lawn in 60 minutes. How long will it take for them to mow the lawn together? Catherine can paint a house in 15 hours. Dan can paint a house in 30 hours. How long will it take them working together. Evan can clean a room in 3 hours. If his sister, Faith helps, it takes them two and two-fifths hours. How long will it take Faith working alone? Igor can do a job in 20 minutes. Fred can do the same job in 30 minutes. How long will the job take if they both work together?

15% of the number of people who attended a concert arrived late. If 30 people arrived late, find the number of people who attended the concert. Kathy earned \$75 an hour. Andy earned 20% more money than Kathy. How much money did Andy earn in an hour? Marilyn saves 30% of the money she earns each month. She earns \$350 each month. How much does she save? At the Natural History Museum, 40% of the visitors are children. There are 36 children at the museum. How many visitors altogether are at the museum? Bill bought cards to celebrate Pi day. He sends 60% of his cards to friends. He sent 42 cards to friends. How many cards did he buy altogether? Bruce cookes 80% of the pancakes at the pancake breakfast last weekend. They made 1120 pancakes. How many pancakes did Bruce cook? Alejandro bought a televsion set for \$900 and paid a sales tax of 8%. How much did he pay for the television set? Alice saved for a new bike. The bike was on sale for a discount of 35%. The original cost of the bike was \$270. How much did she pay for the bike? The student answered 80 questions on the mathematics test. 95% of answers were correct. How many answers were correct? Calculator is advertised at \$24.99 plus 7.5% tax at the store. What is the total cost including tax?