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•  Question 1: 1 pts I bought my coat in the January sales with $\dfrac{3}{5}$ off the original price.What percentage was taken off the price of the coat?
 $50\%$ $60\%$ $100\%$ $125\%$
•  Question 2: 1 pts Ben earns $\$12 800$a year. About$17\%$is taken out for taxes. Given expression can be used to find how much is taken out for taxes. $$83\% \cdot \ 12 800$$ •  Question 3: 1 pts At what price must a skateboard be sold to make a$25\%$profit if its cost price is$\$60? $\$65$ $\$ 70\$75$ $\$ 80$•  Question 4: 1 pts A student earned a grade of$80\%$on a math test that had$20$problems. On the$16$problems on this test student answer correctly. •  Question 5: 2 pts There are 36 students in a class. Nine of those students are women. What percent are men? Of all students in the class there are men. •  Question 6: 2 pts Ashley bought a jacket that was on sale for$\$16$ after a discount of $20\%.$ What was the original price of the jacket?
 $\$14\$16$ $\$18\$20$
•  Question 7: 2 pts One newspaper has $50$ ads placed last year about the exotic places. This year there was a $20\%$ increase in the number of ads. What was the increase in the number of ads placed?
 $40$ $30$ $10$ $20$
•  Question 8: 2 pts The price of an article increased from $\$ 10$to$\$18.$ Find the percentage increase.
•  Question 9: 3 pts Two stores are selling the same camera at a regular price of $\$650.$During a sale, the first store offers a$14\%$discount on the regular price, while the second store reduces the price by$\$130.$ Which store has the better deal?
 The first store. The second store. The offers are equal.
•  Question 10: 3 pts Peter earns $\unicode{xA3} 9000$ per year in his new job. He doesnt pay tax on the first $\unicode{xA3} 3740$ he earns and pay $25\%$ on the rest. How much tax does he have to pay?
He have to pay
•  Question 11: 3 pts Mr. Peterson teaches a total of $250$ students. Of the $250$ students, $30\%$ are dancers, $10\%$ are musicians, and the rest are athletes. How many athletes does Mr. Peterson teach?
 $130$ $140$ $150$ $160$
•  Question 12: 3 pts These are $80$ beads in a bag. The beads are red, yellow and blue. $40\%$ of the beads are blue, $\dfrac{5}{12}$ of the rest are red. How many beads are yellow?
 $15$ $20$ $25$ $28$