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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 41

Here’s and example of a SMART MATH problem for 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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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 40

Here’s and example of a SMART MATH problem for 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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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 39

Here’s and example of a SMART MATH problem for PERCENTAGES. 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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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 38

Here’s and example of a SMART MATH problem for PERCENTAGES. 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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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 37

Here’s and example of a SMART MATH problem for PERCENTAGES. 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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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 36

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

1. 15% loss
2. 10% loss
3. 5% loss
4. 10% gain
5. 15% gain
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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 34

Here’s and example of a SMART MATH problem for PERCENTAGES. 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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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 33

Here’s and example of a SMART MATH problem for PERCENTAGES. 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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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 32

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