ISEE Middle Level Math : How to find percentage

Example Questions

Example Question #21 : Decimals

Jacob is shopping for a snowboard. He has a 20% off coupon. How much will he pay for the snowboard if it is currently priced at $279.00? Possible Answers: Correct answer: Explanation: First, multiply: Then, subtract that amount from the original price: Answer: Jacob will pay$223.80 using his coupon.

Example Question #22 : Decimals

Write  as a percent.

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Explanation:

Multiply by 100, and simplify:

The correct choice is 85%.

Example Question #23 : Decimals

Write 72% as a fraction in simplest form.

Explanation:

Write as a fraction over 100, and simplify:

Example Question #24 : Decimals

Gavin is shopping for a bar-b-que grill. If he has a 30% off coupon, how much will he save if the grill is currently priced at $669.00? Possible Answers: Correct answer: Explanation: Multiply: Answer: Gavin will save$200.70 by using the coupon.

Example Question #25 : Decimals

Lola is shopping for a set of dishes. If the set she likes is on sale for 40% off, how much will she pay if it originally cost $310.00? Possible Answers: Correct answer: Explanation: First, multiply: Then, subtract that amount from the original price: Answer: Lola will pay$186.00 for the set of dishes.

Example Question #26 : Decimals

A blouse is on sale for 35% off. If it originally cost $60.00, what is the current sale price of the blouse? Possible Answers: Correct answer: Explanation: First, multiply . Then, subtract that amount from the original price: Answer: The current sale price is$39.00.

Example Question #27 : Decimals

A truck is on sale for 40% off of the original price of $12,000.00. What is the current price of the truck? Possible Answers: Correct answer: Explanation: First, multiply . Then, subtract that amount from the original amount: Answer: The current price for the truck is$7,200.00

Example Question #28 : Decimals

The cost of a magazine subscription has been reduced by 15%. What is the current price, if the original price was $45.00? Possible Answers: Correct answer: Explanation: First, multiply the original price by the percentage: Then, subtract that amount from the original price: Answer: The magazine subscription currently costs$38.25.

Example Question #29 : Decimals

Barbara is purchasing a purse. If the purse orignally costs $125.00, how much will she pay for it if it is 40% off? Possible Answers: Correct answer: Explanation: First, multiply: Then, subtract that amount from the original price: Answer: Barbara will pay$75.00 for the purse.

Example Question #21 : Decimals

How much does a can of paint cost if it is on sale for 25% off its original price of \$17.96?