## Percentages Answers

## 1. John bought a car; later John sold the car for £2125 and made a loss of 15%. Work out how much he bought the car for

## £2443.75

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## 2. A t-shirt costs £7.50, the price is decreased by 23%, work out the new price

## £5.76

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## 3. A sofa is on sale for £780, the sale is a reduction of 25%, work out the original cost

## £975

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## 4. A person invests £6000 for 5 years, the investment gets a compound interest rate of 2.6%, work interest is accumulated over 5 years

## £6998.99

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## 5. Jerry gets a train to work and the cost of her weekly train ticket has increased by 12.5% to £225, work out the original cost of his ticket

## £196.86

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## 6. Express 161 as a percentage to 3500

## 4.6%

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## 7. Express 293 as a percentage of 352

## 83.24%

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## 8. A shop has a sale and the normal cost of all items are reduced by 8%. A mug usually costs £11, work out the cost after the sale.

## £10.12

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## 9. A person eats a yoghurt; the yoghurt contains 125mg (18%) of the persons daily calcium intake. Calculate their daily calcium intake.

## 694mg

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## 10. Increase 2619 by 24.63%

## 3264.06

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