# Percent Proportion Word Problems

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- Q1The movie theater has 250 seats. 225 seats were sold for the current showing. What percent of seats were sold?85%95%75%90%120s
- Q2A class of sixty voted for class president. 30% voted for Brad and 70% voted for Jane. How many votes did the winner get?116.6 votes86 votes30 votes42 votes120s
- Q3A survey of 1,000 people was done by New York Times. 80% of the people did not know the name of their representative in Congress. How many of the 1,000 people did not know the name of the Congressman?980 people700 people800 people1,250 people120s
- Q4Bill is in a class of 15 boys and 35 girls. 40% of the students in the class take the bus to school. How many students take the bus to school? HINT: boys + girls125 students20 students8 students40 students120s
- Q5Miss Holman gave a 90-cent tip to a waitress for serving a meal costing $6.00. What percent of the bill was her tip?0.15%15%150%1.5%120s
- Q6A chimp is taking a multiple-choice test. Of course the chimp can't read and is guessing for every question. If there are 4 choices for each question, and there are 84 questions on the test, how many questions can we expect the chimp to answer correctly? (Hint: there is a 25% chance that the chimp will guess correctly.)30 questions21 questions32 questions33 questions120s
- Q7Donnovan earned 99 points on his science project. If his grade was a 90%, how many points were possible?91 questions100 questions9 questions110 questions120s
- Q8Restaurant etiquette dictates that you should leave an 18% tip for the server if the service is acceptable. If that is the case, how much should you tip if your total bill is $24.00?$7.50$2.45$4.32$1.33120s