Mathematics Problem Solving
Volume 3, Number 30, May 4, 1998
1. Four thousand two hundred
eighty people voted on the school budget proposal. Seventy percent of
the voters voted to approve it.
What percentage voted against the budget?
How many people voted for the budget?
How many people voted against the budget?
2. Sue treated a friend to lunch. The meal cost $ 16.20 plus 5% sales tax. How much did Sue have to pay for the meal?
3. Justin invested $ 300.00 into stocks. In one year the value of his stocks increased by 34%. How much were his stocks worth at the end of that year?
4. Which is greater, 18% of 100, or 100% of 18?
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