## Calculating percentages; Solving equations & how long problems

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- 1) If john can type a page in p minutes, how many pieces of paper can he type in 5 minutes?
- 2) If Anne can paint a room in 4 hours and Peter can do the same in 6 hours, how long will it take both of them working together?
- 3) Employees receive 20% off the lowest price of an item. If an employee buys a dryer during a 15% sale, how much will he pay for a dryer that originally cost $450?
- 4) The sales price of a car is $12,590, which is 20% of original price, what is the original price?
- 5) Solve for x: 2x/3 = 8 + 4x
- 6) Tim is 6 years older than Ron, and Don is 5 years older than Tim, and their total age is 41. How old is Ron?
- 7) How mush will Fred receive if he invests $4,000 at 6% simple interest for 5 years?
- 8) Jane sold a table for $670 which was 35% profit over the cost. How much was the original cost of the table?
- 9) Paul worked from 8:15 AM to 10:30 PM. If Paul gets $10 an hour for 8 hours of work and a time and 1/2 over 8 hours in a day, how much will Paul make?
- 10) Uyi worked 22 hours and made $132. If she works 15 hours next week, how much will she make at the same rate?
- 11) A 20% discount saves Pat $45 for a chair. How much did he pay for the chair?
- 12) Ehi pays $1,100 in taxes for a van, what is the value of the van if the tax rate is 8.9%?
- 13) How many years will it take Henry to invest $3,000 at 7% to make $210 in simple interest?
- 14) 35% of what number is 70?
- 15) What is 5% of 2000
- 16) What percent of 90 is 27?
- 17) Love make $15.50 an hour and she is expected to get a raise of 75 cents an hour. What will her hourly percent increase be?
- 18) If 45 is 120% of a number, what is 80% of that number?
- 19) A TV is on sale for $1,600, which is a discount of 20%, what is the regular price?
- 20) In a company party, 1/2 of the attendees are employees, 1/3 are their spouses. What percentage are neither employees or spouses?