## Percentages Questions

## 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

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

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

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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

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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

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## 6. Express 161 as a percentage to 3500

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## 7. Express 293 as a percentage of 352

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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.

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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.

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## 10. Increase 2619 by 24.63%

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