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Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation8.14 Percentage Word Problems - 1

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Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation8.14 Percentage Word Problems - 1

 Q 1: Kim earns 3600 dollars per month. She spends 8 1/3% of her income towards house rent and 33 1/3% towards food. Find the amount she spends on food?300 dollars1200 dollars1000 dollars Q 2: A bicycle costs 950 dollars. Its value decreases 5% every year due to usage. What will be its price after a year ?900 dollars902 dollars902.5 dollars Q 3: In a class of 60 students, 33 students selected to go to the library and rest of them went to gym. What is the percent of the class that chose to go to gym?55%50%45% Q 4: The population of a country in 1981 was 534 millions. It grew by 23% over the next 10 years. What would be the population in 1991?656.82 millions650.82 millions656 millions Q 5: The number of color T.V. sets produced in 1987 and 1990 in U.S. were 12 millions and 22 millions respectively. Find the percentage increase in production from 1987 to 1990?83.9%83.3%80% Q 6: The total assets of an individual are worth 1,500,000 dollars. From this, he gave 30% to his wife, 55% to his son, and the remaining to charity. Find the amounts he gave to each.225,000, 825,000, and 450,000 dollars respectively825,000, 225,000, and 450,000 dollars respectively450,000, 825,000, and 225,000 dollars respectively Q 7: kwizNET announced two prizes, namely, 75% of 420 dollars or 35% of 880 dollars for the winner of a math contest. Which prize would you prefer? (hint: select the greater amount)75% of 420 dollars35% of 880 dollars Q 8: John earns 3600 dollars per month. He spends 8 1/3% of his income towards house rent and 33 1/3% towards food. Find the amount he spends on rent.1200 dollars500 dollars300 dollars Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!