### All SAT Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #11 : Percentage

Turn the following percentage into a fraction:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Since a percentage is a "part of 100" to turn it into a fraction we take the original number in the percent and place it over 100:

From here, simplify the fraction as necessary:

### Example Question #12 : Percentage

Turn the following percentage into a fraction:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Since a percentage is a "part of 100" to turn it into a fraction we take the original number in the percent and place it over 100:

From here, simplify the fraction as necessary:

### Example Question #13 : Percentage

Turn the following percentage into a fraction:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Since a percentage is a "part of 100" to turn it into a fraction we take the original number in the percent and place it over 100:

From here, simplify the fraction as necessary:

### Example Question #14 : Percentage

Turn the following percentage into a fraction:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

From here, simplify the fraction as necessary:

### Example Question #12 : Percentage

What is the fractional equivalent to 30% of a given a is 12.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

First write the question out in equation form.

Since the question states that

the equation becomes,

.

From here, convert 30% into a fraction.

Substituting the fraction in for the percentage the equation becomes,

### Example Question #15 : Percentage

Turn the following percentage into a fraction:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

From here, simplify the fraction as necessary:

### Example Question #16 : Percentage

Turn the following percentage into a fraction:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

From here, simplify the fraction as necessary:

### Example Question #11 : Percentage

What is as a percentage?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Convert the improper fraction to the mixed numeral or as the decimal . as a percentage is

### Example Question #12 : Percentage

A family with 6 children, aged 4, 4, 5, 7, 12, and 13 are moving to a new home. They all want the same bedroom, so the parents have a lottery. Each child places their name in once for every year of age (the four year olds each put their name in 4 times, the seven year old puts his name in 7 times, etc.) What is the probability of the chosen child being 4 years old?

**Possible Answers:**

None of the available answers

It is most likely that the chosen child will be the oldest child.

**Correct answer:**

First, we will determine the total number of ballots:

Since there are two four year olds, and this question is asking the probability of the chosen child being four, the probability is:

### Example Question #13 : Percentage

Three hens each lay 20 eggs for a farmer. Two-fifths of the first hen's eggs are brown. One-fourth of the second hen's eggs are brown. Seven-tenths of the third hen's eggs are white. What percentage of all the eggs are brown?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

The first hen lays 8 brown eggs: 2/5 * 20 = 8

The second lays 5 brown eggs: 1/4 * 20 = 5

The third lays 6 brown eggs: 3/10 * 20 = 6

Add up the brown eggs and divide by 60, the total number of eggs:

19/60 = 0.31666667 = 31.67%, or 32%.

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