Donald earns an annual wage of
£23 500.
He doesn't pay tax on the first
£6400 that he earns.
How much income tax does he pay a year
if the rate of tax is:
Tim is choosing between two cars to buy.
The first car is priced at £8495 and has 15% off.
The second car is priced at £8195 and has 12% off.
Which car is the cheapest? Show your working.
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Tanya paid £6500 for her new car. Each year its value decreased by 8%.
How much was it worth when it was one year old?
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How much was it worth when it was two years old?
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Jeremy wanted a new sofa for his lounge.
A local furniture shop had just what he was looking for
and for only £130.00 + VAT.
Jeremy had £150 pounds in his bank account.
If VAT was charged at 171/2%, could Jeremy afford the sofa?
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Here's the 2nd type, finding
"something as a percentage of something else".
In this case you're looking
at percentage change, so don't forget
to find the difference in values first.
During a rainstorm, a water butt increased in weight
from 10.4 kg to 13.6 kg.
What was the percentage increase (to the nearest per cent)?
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An electrical store reduces
the price of a particular camera from
£90.00 to £78.30.
What is the percentage reduction?
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There are approximately 6000 fish and chip shops in the UK.
On average, a fish and chip shop gets about 160 visitors each day.
Given that the population of the UK is roughly 60 million,
approximately what percentage of the population
visit a fish and chip shop each day?
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At birth, Veronica was 0.3 m tall.
By adulthood she had grown to 1.5 m tall.
Calculate her height now as a percentage of her height at birth.
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