# Percent and Ratios: Practice Questions ACT

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1. What is 35 % of a number if 12 is 15 % of a number?
1. 5
2. 12
3. 28
4. 33
5. 62

2. A computer is on sale for \$ 1600, which is a 20 % discount off the regular price. What is the regular price?
1. \$ 1800
2. \$ 1900
3. \$ 2000
4. \$ 2100
5. \$ 2200

3. A car dealer sells a SUV for \$ 39,000, which represents a 25 % profit over the cost. What was the cost of the SUV to the dealer?
1. \$ 29,250
2. \$ 31,200
3. \$ 32,500
4. \$ 33,800
5. \$ 33,999

4. After having to pay increased income taxes this year, Edmond has to sell his BMW. Edmond bought the car for \$ 49,000, but he sold it for a 20 % loss. What did Edmond sell the car for
1. \$ 24,200
2. \$ 28,900
3. \$ 35,600
4. \$ 37,300
5. \$ 39,200

5. At a company fish fry, in attendance are employees. Employees՚spouses are of the attendance. What is the percentage of the people in attendance who are not employees or employee spouses?
1. 10.5 %
2. 16.7 %
3. 25 %
4. 32.3 %
5. 38 %

6. If 6 is 24 % of a number, what is 40 % of the same number
1. 8
2. 10
3. 15
4. 20
5. 25

7. 25 % of 400 =
1. 100
2. 200
3. 800
4. 10,000
5. 12,000

8. 22 % of \$ 900 =
1. 90
2. 198
3. 250
4. 325
5. 375

9. Which of the following percentages is equal to 0.45?
1. 0.045 %
2. 0.45 %
3. 4.5 %
4. 45 %
5. 0.0045 %