GED Practice

GED Math Review: Solving Percent Problems


Questions:

A. Round answers to the nearest hundredth or cent.

  1. Find 6% of $84.50.
  2. Find 4% of 1,278.
  3. What is 210% of $158.75?
  4. What is 45%of $10.80?

    B. Solve.
  5. During the winter, Green Art, a landscaping service, contacted 1,200 homeowners. Of these, 15% hired the company to do work at their homes. How many homeowners hired Green Art?

    Use the graph to answer questions 6 and 7.

  6. Angelo earns $2,080 per month. What amount is deducted from his pay each month?
  7. Of Angelo's $2,080 monthly earnings, how much is his take-home pay?

    C. solve.
  8. $3.75 is 75% of what amount?
  9. 15% of what number is 9.6?
  10. 35% of what amount is $157.50?
  11. $26.88 is 24% of what amount?

    D. Solve.
  12. Jeff's insurance paid $7,500 for his surgery, If the insurance paid 80% of the total bill, what was the amount of the total bill?
  13. Last year Florence paid 15% of her annual income in federal income tax. If her tax bill was $3,555, what was her annual income?

    Refer to the following information to answer question 14.

    89% of CAA Members Vote to Elect Elena Richards
  14. If 178 members voted for Elena, how many did not vote for her?
    (Hint: You need to find the base, but the base is not the final answer.)
Answers:

  1. $4.07
  2. 51.12
  3. $333.38
  4. $4.86
  5. 180
  6. $457.60
  7. $1,622.40
  8. $5.00
  9. 64
  10. $450.00
  11. $112.00
  12. $9,375
  13. $23,700
  14. 22






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Complete Test Preparation for the GED Test 2014 by Steck-Vaughn