Vocabulary

Vocabulary

Fraction/Decimal/Percent

Percent of a Quantity

Finding the Whole

Word Problems

100

A ratio that compares a number to 100.

Percent

100

Express 1/2 as a percent

50%

100

20% of 180

36

100

85% of ______ is 136

160

100

Mrs. Benitez earns $3,400 ever month. She spends 25% of her earnings on rent. How much does she spend on rent?

$850

200

The whole quantity of which a percent is found. Example: in 20% of 85, the _______ is 85.

Total (base)

200

Express 9% as a decimal.

0.09

200

48% of 725

348

200

45% of _______ is 108.

240

200

Of the 800 people at a concert, 42% of them are adults. How many adults are at the concert?

336 adults

300

The amount charged for borrowing money, or the amount of money earned from saving or investments.

Interest

300

Express 320% as a mixed number in simplest form.

3 2/10

300

4% of 200

8

300

20% of _______ is 163

815

300

A table costs $350. There is also a sales tax of 7%. How much will the tax cost?

$24.50

400

Tax the government collects on certain items or services that people buy.

Sales tax

400

88% expressed as a fraction in simplest form.

22/25

400

90% of 1,350

1,215

400

35% of ________ is 105

105

400

Howard opens a savings account with a deposit of $800. The bank will pay him 3% interest per year. How much interest will he receive at the end of 2 years?

$48

500

A percent of the total sales earned by a salesperson.

Commission

500

Express 62/120 as a percent rounded to the nearest whole number.

52%

500

150% of 220

330

500

45% of _____ is 150. (Write answer as mixed number)

333 1/3

500

The amount of water in a bottle is reduced by 85% to 120 milliliters. How much water was originally in the bottle?

800 mL

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