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Lesson 4.5: Solving Percent Problems Using Decimals



 1. 

Which decimal expression can be used to solve the following problem?
      6.2% of 85 = __
a.
0.62 mc001-1.jpg 85
b.
0.062 mc001-2.jpg 85
c.
6.2 mc001-3.jpg 85
d.
0.062 mc001-4.jpg 85
 

 2. 

Select the correct answer to the problem in question 1.
a.
527
b.
0.527
c.
5.27
d.
52.7
 

 3. 

Which decimal expression can be used to solve the following problem?
       27.1% of 58 = __ 
a.
271 mc003-1.jpg 58
b.
2.71 mc003-2.jpg 58
c.
27.1 mc003-3.jpg 58
d.
0.271 mc003-4.jpg 58
 

 4. 

Select the correct answer to the problem in question 3.
a.
15.718
b.
157.18
c.
1.5718
d.
1571.8
 

 5. 

Which decimal expression can be used to solve the following problem?
       115% of 24 = __
a.
1.15 mc005-1.jpg 24
b.
11.5 mc005-2.jpg 24
c.
0.15 mc005-3.jpg 24
d.
1.15 mc005-4.jpg 0.24
 

 6. 

Select the correct answer to the problem in question 5.
a.
2.76
b.
27.6
c.
276
d.
0.276
 

 7. 

The cost of a item in Manitoba is 112% of the listed price to include the GST and PST. What is the cost of a CD with a list price of $12.95 with the taxes included?
a.
$15.40
b.
$10.54
c.
$14.50
d.
$41.50
 

 8. 

The cost of an item in Saskatchewan is 110% of the listed price to include the GST and PST. What is the cost of a guitar with a list price of $213.45 with the taxes included?
a.
243.80
b.
$423.80
c.
$324.80
d.
$234.80
 

 9. 

How much money will Kathy earn in interest over 4 years if she invests $4000 originally that pays 3.75% simple interest? Select the best expression to solve the problem.
a.
0.0375 mc009-1.jpg 4000 mc009-2.jpg 4
c.
3.75 mc009-5.jpg 4000 mc009-6.jpg 4
b.
37.5 mc009-3.jpg 4000 mc009-4.jpg 4
d.
0.375 mc009-7.jpg 4000 mc009-8.jpg 4
 

 10. 

Select the correct answer to the problem in question 9.
a.
60
b.
6000
c.
600
d.
6
 



 
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