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# Percents

1. A \$50 dollar computer program is on sale for \$37.50. What is the percent decrease?

2. Peggy earns \$10.68 per piece as a garment worker. What are her total wages if she had the following production rate? Monday 81, Tuesday 88, Wednesday 92, Thursday 93, and Friday 89.

3. Find the ordinary interest on \$1,800 for two months at a rate of 12%.

4. How much money will you have at the end of one year if interest is compounded semi-annually at 10% on a \$6.00 deposit?

5. Find the selling price of an item listed at \$400 subject to a discounted series of 25%, 10% and 5%.

7. An invoice for \$450 has terms 2/10, 1/30,n/60. If you pay on the eighth day, how much will you remit?

8. Find the exact interest for \$600 at 8% for 45 days.

9. You by 24 keyboards for \$120 each less 15%. What is your subtotal before taxes?

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1. A \$50 dollar computer program is on sale for \$37.50. What is the percent decrease?

In order to find the percent decrease, we need to find the discount and divide by the full amount of \$50.

\$50 - \$37.50 x 100 = 25%
\$50

2. Peggy earns \$10.68 per piece as a garment worker. What are her total wages if she had the following production rate? Monday 81, Tuesday 88, Wednesday 92, Thursday 93, and Friday 89.

We need to multiply the amount that she earned per piece with her total production rate.

(81 + 88 + 92 + 93 + 89) x \$10.68 = \$4,731.24

3. Find the ordinary interest on \$1,800 for two months at a rate of 12%.

The rate of 12% is for annual interest. We need to find the ...

#### Solution Summary

This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation to answer the request of the assignment of more than 800 words of text.

\$2.19