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

Percentages

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?

  1. $7.29
  2. $11.43
  3. $13.58
  4. $18.60
  5. $19.40


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

Percentages

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?

  1. 79.3%
  2. 70.3%
  3. 68.5%
  4. 29.7%
  5. 20.7%


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

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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?

  1. $1000
  2. $2000
  3. $4000
  4. $5000
  5. $8000


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

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Problem

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

  1. $200
  2. $240
  3. $300
  4. $325
  5. $350


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

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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?

  1. $4.00
  2. $4.50
  3. $5.00
  4. $5.50
  5. $6.00


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

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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?

  1. $37.50
  2. $50
  3. $55
  4. $60
  5. None of these.


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

Percentages

Problem

Some goods together cost $35849.50. \frac{3}{4}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?

  1. 15% loss
  2. 10% loss
  3. 5% loss
  4. 10% gain
  5. 15% gain


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

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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%?

  1. $64.50
  2. $62.50
  3. $60.50
  4. $65.50
  5. $63.50


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

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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?

  1. $300
  2. $275
  3. $350
  4. $250
  5. $200


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

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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)

  1. $37
  2. $35
  3. $40
  4. $42
  5. $33


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