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Homework Help: Math

Posted by Jane on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 1:38pm.

3. In the small country of Varia, a bill becomes law only if of the senators approve it. What percentage is ? (1 point)
53%
58%
68%
88%
4. Write the percent 96.55% as a decimal. (1 point)
9655
965.5
0.9655
9.655
5. Liam wants to buy a bicycle that costs $290.00. His parents say Liam must raise 40% of the money himself. How much money must Liam raise? (1 point)
$112.00
$40.00
$116.00
$87.00
Solve the proportion using cross products.
6. (1 point)
48
30
45
22
7. 41 is what percent of 205? (1 point)
= ; 84%
= ; 20%
= ; 200%
= ; 8%
8. 15 is 75% of what number? (1 point)
= ; 20 students
= ; 66 students
= ; 11 students
= ; 113 students
9. The Census Bureau estimates that in 2030, 25 of the 50 states will have a Spanish-speaking majority. What percent of the states will have a Spanish-speaking majority? (1 point)
13%
14%
66%
50%
10. What percent of 40 is 24? (1 point)
24 = p • 40; 6%
40 = p • 24; 17%
24 = p • 40; 60%
40 = p • 24; 167%
11. Janet bought a pair of sandals for $120.00. She needs to pay the 7% sales tax. How much will Janet pay in sales tax? (1 point)
$9.00
$8.40
$10.00
$11.00
12. Find the amount of sales tax for a lawnmower that costs $265.00 at a 6% tax rate. (1 point)
$18.90
$17.90
$15.90
$14.90
13. Last year, a poll of 1,000 voters conducted by the staff of Senator Chun found that 522 people approved of the job the senator was doing. This year, a new poll of 1,000 voters shows that 423 people approve of the senator’s performance. Find the percent of change in the number of voters who approve of the senator’s performance, and identify it as an increase or decrease. (1 point)
19%; increase
23.4%; decrease
23.4%; increase
19%; decrease
14. Of the 80 eighth graders, 32 are going on the class retreat. What percent of the eighth grade is going on the retreat? (1 point)
25%
55%
40%
32%
15. What is the sale price for a pair of shoes that was originally $52.00 and now is 25% off? (1 point)
$27.00
$39.00
$45.00
$42.00
16. Calculate the interest earned on a savings account with $800.00 that is invested at 5% annual simple interest for 5 years. (1 point)
$50.00
$100.00
$200.00
$250.00
17. WorkPad

Note: For questions 17 and 18, remember to show all of the steps that you use to solve the problem. You can use the comments field to explain your work. Your teacher will review each step of your response to ensure you receive proper credit for your answer.

Tom buys a shirt for $22.00 plus 7% sales tax. His cousin buys a shirt for $18.00 plus 4% sales tax.

a. How much do Tom and his cousin pay for the shirts? Show your work.
b. Who spent more on tax? (3 points)

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