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## Forty-Minute Test: Percentage II

At the end of the Krampner & Grady text, multiple "Forty Minute Tests" are found. The rules: "Read the example carefully. Note what is required. Check all work to test the correctness of your answers."

[Without Pencil]
1. 2 x 3 ½ , +8, +15, +6, ÷12, x6 = what percent of 24?
2. There are 40 pupils on register; 38 pupils are present. What per cent of the class are absent?
3. The selling price is \$36; the loss is \$12. What is the loss per cent?
4. An article that costs 35¢ is sold for 42¢. what per cent is gained?
5. 1 is what percent of 2 ½?

[With pencil]

6. \$1000 is divided equally among 15 children. What per cent of the sum is given to each child?
7. A school has 750 boys and 650 girls enrolled. What per cent of the total register is the number of boys? the number of girls?
8. If an article costs \$650, what per cent do I gain by selling it for \$300 more than the cost?
9. Velour that costs \$7.50 a yard is sold for \$9.30 a yard. What per cent is gained?
10. By selling some silk for \$15.50 I lose \$1. What per cent do I lose?

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