### All Common Core: 7th Grade Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #21 : Use Proportional Relationships To Solve Multistep Ratio And Percent Problems: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Rp.A.3

A sweater was originally , but the department store is running a off sale. What is the sale price of the sweater?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this problem, we need to calculate of . The key word "of" is indicative of multiplication; however, we need to start by converting the percentage into a decimal because you cannot multiply a number by a percent.

We can convert a percent into a decimal by moving the decimal two places to the left:

Next, we can multiply:

Remember, we are taking off the original price, which means we need to subtract.

### Example Question #21 : Use Proportional Relationships To Solve Multistep Ratio And Percent Problems: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Rp.A.3

A sweater was originally , but the department store is running a off sale. What is the sale price of the sweater?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this problem, we need to calculate of . The key word "of" is indicative of multiplication; however, we need to start by converting the percentage into a decimal because you cannot multiply a number by a percent.

We can convert a percent into a decimal by moving the decimal two places to the left:

Next, we can multiply:

Remember, we are taking off the original price, which means we need to subtract.

### Example Question #21 : Use Proportional Relationships To Solve Multistep Ratio And Percent Problems: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Rp.A.3

A sweater was originally , but the department store is running a off sale. What is the sale price of the sweater?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this problem, we need to calculate of . The key word "of" is indicative of multiplication; however, we need to start by converting the percentage into a decimal because you cannot multiply a number by a percent.

We can convert a percent into a decimal by moving the decimal two places to the left:

Next, we can multiply:

Remember, we are taking off the original price, which means we need to subtract.

### Example Question #22 : Use Proportional Relationships To Solve Multistep Ratio And Percent Problems: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Rp.A.3

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

We can convert a percent into a decimal by moving the decimal two places to the left:

Next, we can multiply:

Remember, we are taking off the original price, which means we need to subtract.

### Example Question #181 : Ratios & Proportional Relationships

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

We can convert a percent into a decimal by moving the decimal two places to the left:

Next, we can multiply:

Remember, we are taking off the original price, which means we need to subtract.

### Example Question #23 : Use Proportional Relationships To Solve Multistep Ratio And Percent Problems: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Rp.A.3

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

We can convert a percent into a decimal by moving the decimal two places to the left:

Next, we can multiply:

Remember, we are taking off the original price, which means we need to subtract.

### Example Question #181 : Ratios & Proportional Relationships

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

We can convert a percent into a decimal by moving the decimal two places to the left:

Next, we can multiply:

Remember, we are taking off the original price, which means we need to subtract.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

We can convert a percent into a decimal by moving the decimal two places to the left:

Next, we can multiply:

Remember, we are taking off the original price, which means we need to subtract.