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Posted by **Jman** on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 3:13pm.

a. 709%

b. 70.9% *

c. 79%

d. 7.09%

4. Alice plays basketball. In one game she shoots 21 free throws and makes 81.25% of them. Estimate how many free throws she makes.

a. about 16

b. about 2

c. about 20

d. about 14

5. Estimate 48% of $20.00.

a. about $12.00

b. about $11.00

c. about $15.00

d. about $10.00 *

6. The bill at a restaurant is $100, and Mrs. Johnson wants to leave a 15% tip. Approximately how much money should she leave?

a. about $5.00

b. about $10.00

c. about $15.00 *

d. about $20.00

7. Which proportion can be used to solve the following percent problem? What is 50% of 70?

8. What percent of 50 is 15?

a. 4%

b. 25%

c. 30%

d. 15%

9. 30% of 60 is what number?

a. 15

b. 30

c. 18 *

d. 40

The choices with * is what I think the answer is please check them, and help me the others.

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 2, 2012 at 3:29pm4.

20 * 0.8 = ?

7.

50/100 = x/70

8.

15/50 = ?

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**Jman**, Friday, November 2, 2012 at 3:32pmso number is x/50 = 70/100

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**Jman**, Friday, November 2, 2012 at 3:33pmAnd what about my answers are they all right?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 2, 2012 at 3:36pmYes. Your answers are correct.

Yes, this is also correct: x/50 = 70/100

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**Jman**, Friday, November 2, 2012 at 3:38pmi have one more question.

Mrs. Miller sells a house for $179,000. If she earns a commission of 6%, how much money does she earn? Write a proportion and show your work.

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**Jman**, Friday, November 2, 2012 at 3:44pmThis questions is worth 7 points.

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 2, 2012 at 3:58pm6/100 = x/179,000

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**Jman**, Friday, November 2, 2012 at 4:04pmso how much does she earn

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 2, 2012 at 4:07pmCross multiply and solve for x.

http://www.aaastudy.com/rat-prop-crossx.htm

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**Jman**, Friday, November 2, 2012 at 4:13pmi got 10740. is that right

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 2, 2012 at 4:23pmRight.

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**Jman**, Friday, November 2, 2012 at 4:25pmThank You 4 everything

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 2, 2012 at 4:26pmYou're very welcome.

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**Delilah**, Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 9:55pmThanks Ms. Sue, this post also helped me.

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**someone unknown**, Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 12:08pmhelped me too :D thx miss sue

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**Anon**, Friday, January 18, 2013 at 2:30pmThanks alot to "Miss Sue".

I like how you show us how to do it, not just give the answers.

Very helpful.

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