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  • Question 1:
    1 pts
    I bought my coat in the January sales with $\dfrac{3}{5}$ off the original price.What percentage was taken off the price of the coat?
    $50\%$
    $60\%$
    $100\%$
    $125\%$
  • Question 2:
    1 pts
    Ben earns $\$12 800$ a year. About $17\%$ is taken out for taxes. Given expression can be used to find how much is taken out for taxes. $$83\% \cdot \$ 12 800$$
  • Question 3:
    1 pts
    At what price must a skateboard be sold to make a $25\%$ profit if its cost price is $\$60?

    $\$ 65$

    $\$ 70$

    $\$ 75$

    $\$ 80$

  • Question 4:
    1 pts
    A student earned a grade of $80\%$ on a math test that had $20$ problems. On the $16$ problems on this test student answer correctly.
  • Question 5:
    2 pts
    There are 36 students in a class. Nine of those students are women. What percent are men?
    Of all students in the class there are
    men.
  • Question 6:
    2 pts
    Ashley bought a jacket that was on sale for $\$16$ after a discount of $20\%.$ What was the original price of the jacket?

    $\$14$

    $\$16$

    $\$18$

    $\$20$

  • Question 7:
    2 pts
    One newspaper has $50$ ads placed last year about the exotic places. This year there was a $20\%$ increase in the number of ads. What was the increase in the number of ads placed?
    $40$
    $30$
    $10$
    $20$
  • Question 8:
    2 pts
    The price of an article increased from $\$ 10$ to $\$ 18.$ Find the percentage increase.
  • Question 9:
    3 pts
    Two stores are selling the same camera at a regular price of $\$650.$ During a sale, the first store offers a $14\%$ discount on the regular price, while the second store reduces the price by $\$130.$ Which store has the better deal?
    The first store.
    The second store.
    The offers are equal.
  • Question 10:
    3 pts
    Peter earns $\unicode{xA3} 9000$ per year in his new job. He doesnt pay tax on the first $\unicode{xA3} 3740$ he earns and pay $25\%$ on the rest. How much tax does he have to pay?
    He have to pay
  • Question 11:
    3 pts
    Mr. Peterson teaches a total of $250$ students. Of the $250$ students, $30\%$ are dancers, $10\%$ are musicians, and the rest are athletes. How many athletes does Mr. Peterson teach?

    $130$

    $140$

    $150$

    $160$

  • Question 12:
    3 pts
    These are $80$ beads in a bag. The beads are red, yellow and blue. $40\%$ of the beads are blue, $\dfrac{5}{12}$ of the rest are red. How many beads are yellow?
    $15$
    $20$
    $25$
    $28$