Percents and Ratios

1.

If a discount of 20% off the retail price of a desk saves Mark $45, how much did he pay for the desk?

  • A. $145
  • B. $160
  • C. $180
  • D. $210
  • E. $215

2.

A customer pays $1,100 in state taxes on a newly purchased car. What is the value of the car if state taxes are 8.9% of the value?

  • A. $9.765.45
  • B. $10,876.90
  • C. $12,359.55
  • D. $14,345.48
  • E. $15,745.45

3.

How many years does Steven need to invest his $3,000 at 7% to earn $210 in simple interest?

  • A. 1 year
  • B. 2 years
  • C. 3 years
  • D. 4 years
  • E. 5 years

4.

Sabrina's boss states that she will increase Sabrina's salary from $12,000 to $14,000 per year if she enrolls in business courses at a local community college. What percent increase in salary will result from Sabrina taking the business courses?

  • A. 15%
  • B. 16.7%
  • C. 17.2%
  • D. 85%
  • E. 117%

5.

35% of what number is 70?

  • A. 100
  • B. 110
  • C. 150
  • D. 175
  • E. 200

6.

What number is 5% of 2000?

  • A. 50
  • B. 100
  • C. 150
  • D. 200
  • E. 250

7.

What percent of 90 is 27?

  • A. 15%
  • B. 20%
  • C. 30%
  • D. 33%
  • E. 41%

8.

Jim works for $15.50 per hour for a health care facility. He is supposed to get a 75 cent per hour raise at one year of service. What will his percent increase in hourly pay be?

  • A. 2.7%
  • B. 3.3%
  • C. 133%
  • D. 4.8%
  • E. 105%

9.

If 45 is 120% of a number, what is 80% of the same number?

  • A. 30
  • B. 32
  • C. 36
  • D. 38
  • E. 41

10.

How long will Lucy have to wait before her $2,500 invested at 6% earns $600 in simple interest?

  • A. 2 years
  • B. 3 years
  • C. 4 years
  • D. 5 years
  • E. 6 years

11.

What is 35% of a number if 12 is 15% of a number?

  • A. 5
  • B. 12
  • C. 28
  • D. 33
  • E. 62

12.

A computer is on sale for $1600, which is a 20% discount off the regular price. What is the regular price?

  • A. $1800
  • B. $1900
  • C. $2000
  • D. $2100
  • E. $2200

13.

A car dealer sells a SUV for $39,000, which represents a 25% markup over the dealer's cost. What was the cost of the SUV to the dealer?

  • A. $29,250
  • B. $31,200
  • C. $32,500
  • D. $33,800
  • E. $33,999

14.

After having to pay increased income taxes this year, Edmond has to sell his BMW. Edmond bought the car for $49,000, but he sold it for a 20% loss. What did Edmond sell the car for?

  • A. $24,200
  • B. $28,900
  • C. $35,600
  • D. $37,300
  • E. $39,200

15.

At a company fish fry, ½ in attendance are employees. Employees' spouses are 1/3 of the attendance. What is the percentage of the people in attendance who are not employees or employee spouses?

  • A. 10.5%
  • B. 16.7%
  • C. 25%
  • D. 32.3%
  • E. 38%

16.

If 6 is 24% of a number, what is 40% of the same number

  • A. 8
  • B. 10
  • C. 15
  • D. 20
  • E. 25

17.

25% of 400 =

  • A. 100
  • B. 200
  • C. 800
  • D. 10,000
  • E. 12,000

18.

22% of $900 =

  • A. 90
  • B. 198
  • C. 250
  • D. 325
  • E. 375

19.

Which of the following percentages is equal to 0.45?

  • A. 0.045%
  • B. 0.45%
  • C. 4.5%
  • D. 45%
  • E. 0.0045%

20.

Which of these percentages equals 1.25?

  • A. 0.125%
  • B. 12.5%
  • C. 125%
  • D. 1250%
  • E. 1250.5%