Percent Word Problems

Many students find percents word problems difficult. At TuLyn, we created word problems on percents to help you better understand percents.

Converting Decimals To Percents Word Problems

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Converting Percents To Decimals Word Problems

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Converting Percents To Fractions Word Problems

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Converting Fractions To Percents Word Problems

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Percents Word Problems

  • 1 out of 7 students failed an exam (#1379)
    1 out of 7 students failed an ...
    numbers, number sense, percents
  • A chemist wishes to strengthen a mixture (#1610)
    A chemist wishes to strengthen a mixture that is 10% alcohol to one that is 30% ...
    numbers, number sense, percents
  • A new car loses 20% of it`s original value (#478)
    A new car loses 20% of it's original value when you buy it and 8% every year after. If a new car is valued $20,000 and is now worth $9,600...
    percents, number sense, numbers
  • A pay check lists the gross pay (#3123)
    A pay check lists the gross pay as $1208.34 and the net pay $900.21...
    numbers, number sense, percents
  • At a sale this week, a desk is being sold (#3054)
    At a sale this week, a desk is being sold for $425. This is a 32% discount from the original ...
    numbers, number sense, percents, discount
  • If x is 250% of y (#2800)
    If x is 250% of ...
    percents, number sense, numbers
  • If you receive a pay increase (#1507)
    If you receive a pay increase of 12% what is your new pay rate, assuming your old one was $14...
    numbers, number sense, percents, real numbers
  • Jim cut down 500 trees this year (#3484)
    Jim, the lumberjack, cut down 500 trees this year. This is a 25% increase from the number of trees that he cut down last ...
    number sense, percents, numbers
  • Jon bought groceries (#3304)
    Jon bought groceries for $105.30 and paper product for $35.50. The total bill including tax was $142.93. There was no tax charged on the ...
    sales tax, percents, number sense, numbers
  • One fourth of the guests gathered in the living room (#1846)
    One fourth of the guests gathered in the living room. What fraction of the guests did not gather in the living ...
    converting fractions to percents, fractions, percents, improper fractions, number sense, numbers
  • percents (#84)
    Scott made a nut mixture that contains 67% peanuts by mixing together 10 oz. of mixed nuts that contain 64% peanuts and 5 oz. of a different brand of mixed ...
    percents, number sense, numbers
  • percents (#85)
    Jill created a metal containing 47% silver by combining two other metals.  One of these other metals weighed 4 lb. and contained 57% silver.  If the other weighed 8 ...
    percents, number sense, numbers
  • Percents (#6519)
    An automobile wheel 9 and 6 feet in one revolution.  How many times does it revolve in 5...
    percents, number sense, numbers
  • Phillipe works for a computer store (#3302)
    Phillipe works for a computer store that pays a 12% commisssion and no ...
    percents, number sense, numbers
  • Red Lobster had 300 lobsters (#1372)
    Red Lobster had 300 lobsters ready for yesterday's service. They have sold 32 percent of ...
    percents, number sense, numbers
  • The new amount is $66 (#2791)
    The new amount is $66. This is 10% increase over the old ...
    percents, number sense, numbers
  • You belong to a wholesale buying club (#1303)
    You belong to a wholesale buying club. You can order items from the club with a markup of 8% over the wholesale price. A local retail store, which gets its merchandise at the same wholesale price, offers to sell you those same items at 10% off the shelf ...
    percents, number sense, numbers
  • You get on a diet to lose excess weight (#3504)
    You get on a diet to lose excess weight of 80 pounds. You lost 25 percent of the excess. The following month, you take a vacation and increase your excess weight by 20 percent. You get on a diet again  and lose 25 percent of the excess ...
    percents, number sense, numbers
  • You want to shoot and make 25 shots (#2834)
    You want to shoot and make 25 shots per day. If you shoot in sets of ten and make 50%. how many sets will it take to make 25 shots
    slope of a function, percents, numbers, number sense, functions

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Many students find percents word problems difficult. At TuLyn, we created word problems on percents to help you better understand percents.