# Percent Equations - Page 6

Questions

- A sweater is regularly $32. It is 25% off the original price this week. Would the amount the shopper saved be considered the part, whole, or percent?
- What is 8.4% of 350?
- 66 2/3% of what number is 12?
- A green shirt was originally priced at $54.89. If the discount is 60% off, what is the clearance price?
- Regina charges c dollars per hour to babysit. If she increases her rate by 15%, which expression represents her new rate, in dollars per hour?
- Emilio invests $1,000 at 7.5% compounded quarterly. How long, to the nearest month will take for the investment to grow to $1,500?
- If 50 is 20 percent of x, then what is x?
- At North Middle School, 53% of the students are girls. There are 927 students at the school. How many of the students are girls?
- 26 is what percent less than 260?
- 9 is what percent of 30?
- If 32% of the 384 students in the eighth grade walk to school, about how many eighth graders walk to school?
- Ebony earns $2,000 per month. If she spends $450 on rent each month, what percent of her income does she spend on rent?
- Thirty seven wells in Tallahassee were tested in July, 1989. Thirteen of these wells were contaminated. What percent of the wells were contaminated?
- What number is 15% of 64?
- How do you find the present value that will grow to $20,000 if interest is 7% compounded quarterly for 15 quarters?
- 342 is what percent of 475?
- The purse itself costs $50 but there is a 25% discount, what is the cost?
- A woman earns 15% more than her husband. Together they make $69,875 per year. What is the husband's annual salary?
- 40% of 75 is what number?
- Of 3,600 students surveyed, 40% eat cold pizza for breakfast. How many students do not eat cold pizza for breakfast?