3.5 problems involving percent

# 3.5 problems involving percent - P = 37.5% = 0.375 ? 660...

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3.5 Problems Involving Percent

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Your hydro bill for March is \$174.40. If you pay after the due date, a late payment penalty of \$8.72 is added. What is the percent penalty? What type of question is this? 50% 50% A. Basic Percent B. Percent Change
Your hydro bill for March is \$174.40. If you pay after the due date, a late payment penalty of \$8.72 is added. What is the percent penalty? 25% 25% 25% 25% A. 5.0% B. 20% C. 4.8% D. 5.7%

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R = B = P = ? 174.40 8.72 Your hydro bill for March is \$174.40. If you pay after the due date, a late payment penalty of \$8.72 is added. What is the percent penalty? B P R = 40 174 72 8 . . = 05 0 . = 5% =
Claire spends 37.5% of her monthly gross salary on rent. If her monthly rent payment is \$660, what is her monthly salary? What type of question is this? 50% 50% A. Basic Percent B. Percent Change

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Claire spends 37.5% of her monthly gross salary on rent. If her monthly rent payment is \$660, what is her monthly salary? 25% 25% 25% 25% A. \$248 B. \$908 C. \$413 D. \$1,760
\$1,760 = R = B =

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Unformatted text preview: P = 37.5% = 0.375 ? 660 Claire spends 37.5% of her monthly gross salary on rent. If her monthly rent payment is \$660, what is her monthly salary? R P B = 375 660 . = A wage earner’s hourly rate of pay was increased from \$11.50 to \$11.96. What was the percent raise? What type of question is this? 50% 50% A. Basic Percent B. Percent Change A wage earner’s hourly rate of pay was increased from \$11.50 to \$11.96. What was the percent raise? 25% 25% 25% 25% A. 96.2% B. 4.0% C. 3.8% D. 104.0% A wage earner’s hourly rate of pay was increased from \$11.50 to \$11.96. What was the percent raise? Orig. # = New # = % Change = 11.50 11.96 ? Amount before the change is \$11.50 Amount of Change = 11.96 − 11.50 = 0.46 4% = Number Original Change of Amount Change Percent = 11.50 0.46 = 0.04 = HOMEWORK: Text Sect. 3.4: A) 1, 3, 5 C) 3, 5 D) 1, 3 LAB 5 # 8 - 11 ***End of LAB 5***...
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## This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course MATH 1175 taught by Professor Jenny during the Spring '10 term at Fanshawe.

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