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Use complete sentences. 31. One of the tasks that must be completed before making contact with the customer is to generate leads. What are leads and what are some ways to generate them? ____________________________________________________________________________ _______ ____________________________________________________________________________ _______ Part 3: Math Skills Percentages Businesses often calculate percentages as part of their daily activities. A percentage (%) means a part of 100 and is the same as a fraction or decimal. For example, 15 percent is the same as 15÷100 or .15. To calculate the percentage of a number, change the percentage to a decimal and multiply by the number. For example: Calculate 25 percent of 200. 25 percent of 200 = × 200 .25 × 200 = 50 To determine what percentage one number is of another, divide the first number by the second. Then convert the quotient into a percentage by moving the decimal two places to the right. For example: What percentage is 50 of 200? 50 = .25 25.0% 200 Answer the following questions involving percentages. 32. Supply Plus Office Warehouse is offering a 20 percent discount on all ink cartridges. Calculate the discount amount on the following cartridges, rounding to the nearest cent: a. #22 Black Price: \$13.99 ____________________________________________________________________________ _______ b. #22 Color Copyright Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. May not be reproduced or posted to a publicly accessible website.
Chapter 13 Selling 121 Name _______________________________________ Price: \$19.99 ____________________________________________________________________________ _______ c. #22 Twin Pack Price: \$29.99 ____________________________________________________________________________ _______ 33. Linear Computers is offering refurbished computers at a special clearance price. Calculate the price reduction for each of the following computers. Then, calculate the price reduction as a percentage of the original price. a. Linear 15 inch Laptop Original Price: \$600 Clearance Price: \$500 ____________________________________________________________________________ _______ Sales for X-Pert Pest Control were \$365,000 last year. This year, the owner is expecting sales to be 8 percent higher. How much is this sales increase? ____________________________________________________________________________ _______ Copyright Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. May not be reproduced or posted to a publicly accessible website.

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