Saxon Algebra 1/2: Percent Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Convert 43.6% to a fraction

Question 2 2.

How can percentage be described?

A. A part of a whole

B. Per hundred

C. A discount

D. All answers are correct

E. None of the answers are correct

Question 3 3. Samuel the salesman has a monthly quota of 300 units sold. Because all sales in the area are declining, his boss has reduced his quota by 20%. What is Samuel's new quota?

Question 4 4.

Which form is this percentage written in?

1.25

Question 5 5. What does the word 'percent' mean?

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Question 6 6. Convert 68% to a fraction

Question 7 7. A home for sale is listed at $110,000. After it's been on the market without selling for a while, the owners dropped the price to $100,000. What was the percent of change?

Question 8 8. You have $40.00. The jeans you want to buy cost $37.99 and sales tax is 8.5%. How much will the jeans cost including tax, and do you have enough money to get them?

Question 9 9. Duffy completed a 50-meter dash in 36 seconds. That was 90 percent of the time it took Paul to complete it. What was Paul's time?

Question 10 10. Which of the following produces a percentage decrease from one year to the next?

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Question 11 11. How many different ways are there to write percentages?

Question 12 12. Which of the following produces a percentage increase?

Question 13 13. Convert 53% to a decimal.

Question 14 14.

A used car dealer has the following information for two months of sales:

Month 1: 239 cars sold

Month 2: 324 cars sold

Do we have an increase or a decrease and by how many cars?

Question 15 15. What is 30 percent of 120?

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Question 16 16.

A used car dealer has the following information for two months of sales:

Month 1: 239 cars sold

Month 2: 324 cars sold

What is the percentage change?

Question 17 17. You go out to dinner and the bill is $19.38. You want to leave the server a 19% tip. How much money will you leave as a tip?

Question 18 18. A mother bunny produced 20 baby bunnies last year. This year, she only produced 18 baby bunnies. How much is our percentage increase or decrease?

Question 19 19. A violin you want to buy costs $4,254. However, it goes on sale for 65 percent off. How much do you end up saving if you buy the violin while it is on sale?

Question 20 20. Carlos took a test and made a 50. On the next test, he made a 75. What was the percent of change between the two test scores?

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Question 21 21. Convert 28.4% to a fraction

Question 22 22. How many answers do I need to get correct if I want a grade of 80 percent on a test with 70 questions?

Question 23 23. How would you write eighty-seven percent using the symbol for percent?

Question 24 24. What percentage is 122 out of 222?

Question 25 25. A television is regularly priced at $900. This week, it goes on sale for 15% off. What's the new sale price?

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Question 26 26. Convert 27% to a fraction.

Question 27 27. What is 56% written as a decimal?

Question 28 28. You go to the store to buy shoes and realize they are marked at 30% off. If the original price of the shoes is $55, what will the discounted price be?

Question 29 29.

Order the following percentages in order from least to greatest.

A. 20%

B. 75%

C. 16%

D. 57%

E. 101%

Question 30 30. Convert 247% to a decimal.

Saxon Algebra 1/2: Percent Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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