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."
- 2 x 3 ½ , +8, +15, +6, ÷12, x6 = what percent of 24?
- There are 40 pupils on register; 38 pupils are present. What per cent of the class are absent?
- The selling price is $36; the loss is $12. What is the loss per cent?
- An article that costs 35¢ is sold for 42¢. what per cent is gained?
- 1 is what percent of 2 ½?
- $1000 is divided equally among 15 children. What per cent of the sum is given to each child?
- 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?
- If an article costs $650, what per cent do I gain by selling it for $300 more than the cost?
- Velour that costs $7.50 a yard is sold for $9.30 a yard. What per cent is gained?
- By selling some silk for $15.50 I lose $1. What per cent do I lose?
Source: Krampner & Grady's Arithmetic by Grades--7, 1921, p. 190.