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Grade: 6,    Subject: Math,    Topic: Percents Percent, calculating simple interest
 Question 1: 24 is 6% of what number? 240 400 600 260
 Question 2: Susan bought one color printer for \$95 and two color refill cartridges for \$42.50 each. If the sales tax were 7.25%, how much tax would she pay for purchase? \$12.75 \$12.70 \$13.05 \$13.75
 Question 3: A computer that usually sells for \$856 goes on sale for \$630. What is the percent decrease, to the nearest tenth of a percent? 73.6% 26.4% 135.5% 26.9%
 Question 4: Marcus borrowed \$3000 for 5 years at simple interest to pay for his car. If Marcus repaid a total of \$3,750.00, at what interest rate did he borrow the money? 2% 15% 8.5% 5%
 Question 5: Write 400% as a decimal. 0.4 0.04 4.0 1.04
 Question 6: Find the interest. Principal = 9,000 Rate = 6.5% Time in years = 8 1,7307.69 \$4,680 \$40,680 \$4,680.85
 Question 7: Mr. Robinson opened a saving account that earns 3.5% annual interest. He wants to earn at least \$315 in interest after 3 years. How much money should he invest in order to earn \$315 in interest? \$30 \$270 \$3,500 \$3,000
 Question 8: What is 28.5% of 850? 242.25 42.25 2,422.5 202.25
 Question 9: 16 is 20% of what number? 80 40 32 60
 Question 10: Sarah now earns \$12.50 per hour. This is 125% of what she earned last year. How much did she earn per hour last year? \$12 \$8.75 \$10 \$15
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