Determine whether the change is an increase or decrease. Then obtain the percent of increase or decrease. Round the answer to the nearest whole percent.
old: 168 kilograms
new: 122 kilograms
old: 345 acres
new: 380 acres
old: 78 years
new: 114 years
A pair of jeans is marked down 30% and then reduced at the cash register another 10%. Is this a total reduction of 40%? Why or why not?
The number of participants in an athletic competition increased from 312 to 351. Find the percent of increase.
Describe the pattern using a percent. Find the next three numbers in the sequence. 1, 3, 9, 27, ?, ?, ?.
Describe the pattern using a percent. Find the next number in the sequence.
200, 220, 242, 266.2, ?
In 1990, Mary's height was 61 cm. In 2000, she grew to 130 cm. Find the percent increase in Mary's height.
Kundhavi's Pet Shop had a 220% increase in sales of turtles in 2003 over the previous year. If they sold 50 turtles in 2002, how many did they sell in 2003?
Increase in sales = 220%
Calculate the percent of change.
Before: 22 After: 18.
Before: $130 After: $270.
Before: $965 After: $1544.
Find the markup for the given values of cost and percent of markup.
Percent of markup: 80%
percent of markup: 70%
Find the discount for the given values of price and percent of discount.
regular price: $36.60
percent of discount: 40%
Find the selling price for the given values of cost and percent of markup. Round to the nearest cent wherever necessary.
percent markup: 65%
Find the selling price for the given values of regular price and percent of discount. Round to the nearest cent wherever necessary.
regular price: $17.44
percent of discount: 18%
The original cost of an item is $15.40. The percent of markup is 15%. Find the markup.
The regular selling price of a jacket is $75. The shop offers a discount of 30%.
a) Find the discount.
b) Find the sale price.
The regular selling price of an item at Shop A is $32.25. The shop offers a discount of 20%. The regular selling price of the same item at shop B is $43.35 and the discount is 40%. Which shop offers the lowest sale price? Also find out the difference in the sale prices.
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