Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation 8.8 Percentage Story Problems - 2

Q 1: Kim went to McDonald's and bought cheese burger fries and small drink for $10 and
6% sales tax. How much does she pay. $10.60 $0.60 $10.20

Q 2: A store spent 8% of its monthly profit in remodelling, and the remodelling cost them 3600
dollars. What is the store monthly profit? $36,000 $40,000 $45,000

Q 3: The price of a quality pen increased from $1.20 To $1.44. What was the percentage
increase? (Hint: That ratio is (1.44 - 1.20) / 1.20. To express as a percentage multiply by 100) 30% 25% 20%

Q 4: A supplier company makes 500 parts. If 3% of them are defective. How many defective parts
were made by the company. 10 15 20

Q 5: Peter scored 20 out of 80 in the Math test. What is his percentage score? 40% 25% 20%

Q 6: There are 800 students in St Joseph Middle School. On one particular day, 8% were absent. How many students were absent that day? 16 36 64

Q 7: A dress at store was marked original price of $25, and sale price of $15. What was the
percentage discount? 40% 20% 30%

Q 8: In an elementary school 56% of the students are girls. Total number of students in the
school is 8000. How many boys are there?
3520 4480 3500

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