# Percentages. Finding p% of a number x More examples.

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Percentages

Finding p% of a number x

More examples

Word Problems Fatima’s salary is QR 20000. Her company decided to give her 30% raise. What will be her new salary after the raise? Example (1)

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Example (2) An television is listed a QR 20000 in a shop. If the shop advertises 30% discount, what will be the new price of the television after discount ?

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Example (3) A small shop applies a markup rate of 30% on all of he items sold ( that’s the shop sells an item for an amount which is 30% more than the cost of the item) If the cost of an item to the shop is QR 20000, for how much the shop will sell that item?

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Example (4) A broker gets a 30% commission on selling used cars. If a car was sold for QR 20000, what will the commission(amount of money) the broker got? How much he owner of the car will end up with?

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Finding the percentage p% of a number from another

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Word Problems Fatima’s salary is QR 20000. She received a raise and her new salary became QR 26000 What percent was the raise? Example (1)

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Example (2) An television is listed at QR 20000 in a shop. It was sold for 14000 during the sale. What percent was the discount ?

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Example (3) A small shop applies a markup rate on all of the items sold ( that’s the shop sells an item for an amount which is some percent more than the cost of the item) If the cost of an item to the shop is QR20000, and the shop sells the item for 26000, what is he markup rate?

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Example (4) If a broker got a commission of QR 6000 on a used car that he sold for QR 20000, what percentage the broker charges?

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III. Finding a number x if the p% of which is given

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Word Problems After getting a raise of 30% Fatima’s salary became 26000. What was her salary before the raise? Example (1)

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Example (2) A shop advertises 30% discount. During the sale, a watch was sold for QR14000. What was the watch’s listed price before the sale.

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Example (3) A small shop applies a markup rate of 30% on all of he items sold ( that’s the shop sells an item for an amount which is 30% more than the actual cost of the item) An item is sold for QR 26000. What was the actual cost of that item (How much the shop had paid for it)?

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Example (4) A broker charges 30% commission on selling used cars. If he gets a commission of QR 6000 on a sold car, for how much the car is sold? How much the owner receives?

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Example (5) A broker charges 30% commission on selling used cars. If, after selling the car and deducting his commission, he handed the owner of a car QR 14000, for how much he sold it?

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