# Percent practice

Percentage is a way of expressing a number, especially a ratio, as a fraction of 100. See also our verbal problems in percent orexamples1, examples2, examples3, examples4, examples5.

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### Percentage in word math problems

- Iron

Iron ore contains 54% iron. How much ore is needed to produce 23 tons of iron? - Human buying irrationality

I longer watch processors for Socket A on ebay, Athlon XP 1.86GHz with a PR rating of 2500+ costs $7 and Athlon XP 2.16Ghz with a PR rating of 3000+ currently cost $16. Calculate: About what percentage of the Athlon XP 2.16Ghz is powerful than Athlon XP 1 - Loss

A bookstore purchased the biography of a well-known politician from a publisher for R15 per copy, but sales have been very poor. The manager has decided to mark the copies down to R12 each to make a quick sale. Calculate the loss on each book as a percent - New refrigerator

New refrigerator sells for 1024 USD, Monday will be 25% discount. How much USD will save, and what will be the price? - Base, percents, value

Base is 344084 which is 100 %. How many percent is 384177? - Persons

Persons surveyed:100 with the result: Volleyball=15% Baseball=9% Sepak Takraw=8% Pingpong=8% Basketball=60% Find the average of how many like Basketball and Volleyball. Would you please show your solution? - Washing mashine

Family buy a washing machine for 350e. Cash paid 280e. What percentage of the total price must still pay the washer? - Trees

A young tree is 16 inches tall. One year later, it is 20 inches tall. What is the percent increase in height? - Savings and retirement

The older sibling has saved 44% more euros than the youngest, which represents 22 euros. How many euros older brother has saved ? - Cone and cube

About what percentage hase cone with base radius r larger volume than same high cube with square base with edge length r? - Competitors

In the first round of slalom fell 15% of all competitors and in the second round another ten racers. Together, 40% of all competitors fell. What was the total number of competitors? - Deposit is pesos

Sally deposits Php.22,000 in her savings account. If the bank pays 1.5% interest per year, how much will she receive at the end of the year? - Cows

The agricultural cooperative has increased the number of housed cows by 14% to 285 units. By how many cows increased agricultural cooperative the number of cows?

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