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**WORD PROBLEMS - PERCENTS**

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**1. If he MADE 12/20, how many did he MISS?**

George made 12 out of 20 free throws at basketball practice. What percent did he miss? If he MADE 12/20, how many did he MISS? Now set up the % proportion then solve. He missed 40% of his free throws.

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**2. If she MADE 40/50, how many did he MISS?**

Vanessa made 40 out of 50 free throws at basketball practice. What percent did she miss? Ex. 2 If she MADE 40/50, how many did he MISS? Now set up the % proportion then solve. She missed 20% of her free throws

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3. Laura is a salesperson in a retail store and earns $32 per week plus 16% of her weekly sales. If Laura made $256 one week, what were her sales that week? First – Translate the sentence. Then – Solve for s. s = 256 .16s = 224 s = 1400 Laura’s sales for the week were $1400

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4. Ex. 4 Kate is a salesperson in a retail store and earns $44 per week plus 11% of her weekly sales. If Kate made $220 one week, what were her sales that week? First – Translate the sentence. Then – Solve for s. s = 220 .11s = 176 s = 1600 Kate’s sales for the week were $1600

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5. The sales tax rate in a certain state is 5%. Find the total price paid for a pair of shoes that costs $39. 5% of 39 is ? First calculate the amount of tax to be paid. This is the TAX, now ADD it to the purchase.

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6. The sales tax rate in a certain state is 5%. Find the total price paid for a pair of shoes that costs $45. 5% of 45 is ? First calculate the amount of tax to be paid. This is the TAX, now ADD it to the purchase.

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**7. First calculate her commission for the first $5000.**

Sarah works in an appliance store. She gets a commission in addition to her hourly pay. She earns a 5% commission for sales up to $5000 and a 8% commission for all sales in a month above $ Last month her sales were $ How much was her commission? First calculate her commission for the first $5000. Next, calculate her commission for the remaining $1400. Add the two amounts together. Her commission was $362.

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**8. First calculate her commission for the first $4000.**

Jacob works in an appliance store. He gets a commission in addition to his hourly pay. He earns a 3% commission for sales up to $4000 and a 7% commission for all sales in a month above $ Last month his sales were $ How much was his commission? First calculate her commission for the first $4000. Next, calculate her commission for the remaining $1200. Add the two amounts together. His commission was $204.

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