## Percentages

Here’s and example of a **SMART MATH** problem for **PERCENTAGES.**

**Problem**

**Problem**

Two dozen shuttle cocks and four Badminton rackets are to be purchased for a club. The shuttle cocks are priced at 35 cents each and rackets are at $2.75 each. The playground receives a discount of 30% on these prices. What is the total cost of the equipment?

- $7.29
- $11.43
- $13.58
- $18.60
- $19.40

Here’s and example of a **SMART MATH** problem for **PERCENTAGES.**

**Problem**

**Problem**

A circle graph of a budget shows expenditure of 26.2% for housing, 28.4% for food, 12% for clothing, 12.7% for taxes and the balance for miscellaneous items. What is the percentage share of miscellaneous items?

- 79.3%
- 70.3%
- 68.5%
- 29.7%
- 20.7%

Here’s and example of a **SMART MATH** problem for **PERCENTAGES.**

**Problem**

**Problem**

A person sells a TV set at 20% loss. Had he sold it for $100 more, his loss would have been reduced by 10%. How much did he buy the TV for?

- $1000
- $2000
- $4000
- $5000
- $8000

Here’s and example of a **SMART MATH** problem for **PERCENTAGES.**

**Problem**

**Problem**

If A gets 25% more than B and B gets 20% more than C, how much does C get out of $740?

- $200
- $240
- $300
- $325
- $350

Here’s and example of a **SMART MATH** problem for **PERCENTAGES.**

**Problem**

**Problem**

A reduction of 20% in the price of cotton enables a purchaser to get 4 lbs more for $80. What is the original price of 1 lb of cotton?

- $4.00
- $4.50
- $5.00
- $5.50
- $6.00

Here’s and example of a **SMART MATH** problem for **PERCENTAGES.**

**Problem**

**Problem**

A person sold his watch for $75 and got a percentage profit numerically equal to the cost price. What is the cost of the watch?

- $37.50
- $50
- $55
- $60
- None of these.

Here’s and example of a **SMART MATH** problem for **PERCENTAGES.**

**Problem**

**Problem**

Some goods together cost $35849.50. ^{th} of them are sold at a profit of 30%. At what profit / loss should the remaining be sold to realize 20% gain on the whole?

- 15% loss
- 10% loss
- 5% loss
- 10% gain
- 15% gain

Here’s and example of a **SMART MATH** problem for **PERCENTAGES.**

**Problem**

**Problem**

The cost of a pen is $50. What should be its marked price if a profit of 10% is to be made even after giving a discount of 12%?

- $64.50
- $62.50
- $60.50
- $65.50
- $63.50

Here’s and example of a **SMART MATH** problem for **PERCENTAGES.**

**Problem**

**Problem**

Out of 50 shirts costing the same 60% are sold at a profit of 10% and the remaining at a profit of 20%. If the total gain is $1400, what is the cost of each shirt?

- $300
- $275
- $350
- $250
- $200

Here’s and example of a **SMART MATH** problem for **PERCENTAGES.**

**Problem**

**Problem**

A crystal glass vendor buys 6 dozen glasses at 3 per $100. Half a dozen glasses break during transportation. At what rate must he sell each glass to still make a profit of 10%?

(Note: 1 dozen = 12 units)

- $37
- $35
- $40
- $42
- $33