GED Practice

GED Math Review: Using Proportions with Percents


Questions:




  1. A sweater shown above is on sale for 20% off. If the price tag lists the original price, how much would you save by buying it on sale?
    • $7
    • $9
    • $12
    • $14
  2. Sidney's insurance paid 90% of the cost of getting his car fixed. If the repair bill was $625, how much did the insurance pay?
    • $468.75
    • $500.00
    • $562.50
    • $605.15
  3. Aldora earns $1,344 per month. If 2.5% of her earnings goes to state income tax, how much does she pay per month in state income tax?
    • $20.16
    • $26.88
    • $33.60
    • $42.20
  4. On a test, a student got 80% of the items correct. If the student got 56 items correct, how many items were on the test?
    • 64
    • 70
    • 72
    • 84
  5. The Bulldogs won 18 games out of 45. Compare these two values. Which statement is true?
    • The value on the left is greater than the value on the right.
    • The value on the left is less than the value on the right.
    • The value on the left is equal to the value on the right.
    • The relationship between the values cannot be determined.
  6. Eighty percent of the Usagi Express Company employees are drivers. If there are 300 drivers in the company, then _________ employees work for Usagi Express.
Answers:

  1. $7
  2. $562.50
  3. $33.60
  4. 70
  5. The value on the left is less than the value on the right.
  6. 375


Reference:


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