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# Math OERTurn In ProblemsMad Science Percentages

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- Nikolay Konstantinov

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1. What is 25% of 228?

0.57 5.7 57 5,700

2. What is 40% of 750?

30 300 3,000 30,000

3. The price tag (before sales tax) on an item says \$100. The sales tax rate is 5%. What is the total price (including tax)?

\$5 \$105 \$500 \$2,000

4. During a sale, a dress decreased in price from \$90 to \$72. What was the percent of decrease?

20% 80% 120% 125%

5. An investment increases in value from \$200 to \$216. What is the percent increase?

8% 16% 32% 34.56%

6. A pinball machine that normall sells for \$3,999 is on sale for \$3,150. What is the rate of discount?

\$849 21.2% 98.5% 101.6%

7. An investment of \$3,000 increases in value by 4%. What is the increase?

\$120 \$1,200 \$3,120 \$4,200

8. An investment of \$4,000 increases in value by 8%. What is the new value?

\$320 \$3,200 \$4,320 \$7,200

9. An investment of \$5,000 decreases in value by 2.4%. What is the new value?

\$1,200 .024 \$3,800 \$4,880 \$5,120

10. An investment of \$6,000 decreases in value by 2%. Then it decreases by another 5%. What is the final value?

\$2,400 \$5,400 \$5,580 \$5,586