Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Some Math Percent Problems

Wednesday Percent Problems.  Complete these three problems and then work on your 2 Minutes to Make a Difference Gallery Walk.

Question 1
You just hired a new baker to work in your bakeshop. In one hour the baker burned 250 chocolate chip cookies. If this represented 21% of the day’s production, how many cookies had you planned on producing that day?

Question 2
A serving of ice cream contains 240 calories. One hundred forty-four calories come from fat. What percent of the total calories come from fat?

Question 3
A store that sells snowboards buys them from a manufacturer at a wholesale price of $57. The store markup is 150%. What is the retail price?

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