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Percent change 1. A pair of shoes that regularly costs $75 is on sale for $41.25. What is the percent discount? (a) 35% (b) 40% (c) 45% (d) 82% (e) 55% 2. A pair of shoes that regularly costs $155 is on sale for $103.85. What is the percent discount? (a) 30% (b) 25% (c) 28% (d) 35% (e) 33% 3. One year the population of a city was 143,200. Five years later it was 155,014. What was the percent change? (a) 7 1 2 % (b) 6 3 4 % (c) 8 1 4 % (d) 7 3 4 % (e) 8 1 2 % 4. The population of a small town near Las Vegas has increased by 250% over the last eight years. If the population eight years ago was 8400, what is it now? (a) 21,000 (b) 10,500 (c) 12,600 (d) 29,000 (e) 29,400 5. The price of a color printer is $350. During a sale, the price is reduced by 30%. When the printer does not sell, the reduced price is further reduced by 20%. What is the resulting sale price? (a) $245 (b) $180 (c) $196 (d) $280 (e) $175
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6. A drill press that regularly costs $291.25 is on sale for $186.40. What is the percent discount?
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2009 for the course MATH 100 taught by Professor Rudivalis during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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