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# Calculating Percentages

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By now you may feel that you are pretty comfortable with percentages but it is always an important asset to refresh what you know. This goes along with the phrase, “practice makes perfect.” So in this quiz we are going to revisit how to calculate percentages.

For each percentage problem listed below, locate the answer that will show the correct number and/or percentage. (Round numbers to the nearest 100th.)

1.
65% of 150 =
98
97.5
975
.98
Remember to convert the percentage to a decimal point so the problem will now look like this: 150 x .65 = 97.5. Answer (b) is the correct answer
2.
24% of 164 =
39.36
3.94
393.6
3936
Remember to convert the percentage to a decimal point so the problem will now look like this: 164 x .24 = 39.36. Answer (a) is the correct answer
3.
36% of 824 =
29.7
297
29.6
296.64
Remember to convert the percentage to a decimal point so the problem will now look like this: 824 x .36 = 296.64. Answer (d) is the correct answer
4.
42% of 515 =
21.63
2.16
216.3
2163
Remember to convert the percentage to a decimal point so the problem will now look like this: 515 x .42 = 216.3. Answer (c) is the correct answer
5.
17% of 13 =
221
22.1
2.21
.22
Remember to convert the percentage to a decimal point so the problem will now look like this: 13 x .17 = 2.21. Answer (c) is the correct answer
6.
12% of 94 =
112.8
1.13
11.28
113
Remember to convert the percentage to a decimal point so the problem will now look like this: 94 x .12 = 11.28. Answer (c) is the correct answer
7.
57% of 319 =
181.83
18.18
1818.3
1.82
Remember to convert the percentage to a decimal point so the problem will now look like this: 319 x .57 = 181.83. Answer (a) is the correct answer
8.
62% of 650 =
40.3
4.03
43
403
Remember to convert the percentage to a decimal point so the problem will now look like this: 650 x .62 = 403. Answer (d) is the correct answer
9.
22% of 89 =
19.58
195.8
.20
1.96
Remember to convert the percentage to a decimal point so the problem will now look like this: 89 x .22 = 19.58. Answer (a) is the correct answer
10.
28% of 7 =
2
1.96
19.6
196
Remember to convert the percentage to a decimal point so the problem will now look like this: 7 x .28 = 1.96. Answer (b) is the correct answer
Author:  Christine G. Broome