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Percent Problem. Please help [#permalink] New post 18 Oct 2010, 10:19
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I struggle alot with % problems. Please advise
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A certain tax rate is $.82 per $100.00. What is the rate, expressed as a percent?

A 82%
b 8.2%
c 0.82%
d 0.082%
e 0.0082%
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I struggle alot with % problems. Please advise
Thanks

A certain tax rate is $.82 per $100.00. What is the rate, expressed as a percent?

A 82%
b 8.2%
c 0.82%
d 0.082%
e 0.0082%



Here in question it is asking $.82 is what percent of $ 100.Suppose $ .82 is x% of 100 means
100* (x/100) = .82
Hence x = .82 %

So answer is C.

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