Multi-Step Percent Change (Level 1 Word Problems) Problems

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#1 of 7:Medium

Multi-step percent change (Level 1 word problems)

A clothing store paid a wholesale price of \$50.00 for a coat. The store then marked up the price by 25% to make a profit. After the holiday shopping season, the coat was discounted by 20%. What is the final selling price of the coat?

#2 of 7:Medium

Multi-step percent change (Level 1 word problems)

A farm produced 19.8 tons of wheat in 2013. The farm’s wheat output increased by 9.8% from 2013 to 2014. It increased another 5.1% from 2014 to 2015. What was the farm's total production of wheat, in tons, in 2015? Round to the nearest whole number.

#3 of 7:Medium

Multi-step percent change (Level 1 word problems)

Jeremy is counting the calories that he is eating. For breakfast, Jeremy ate cereal and milk which contained 600 calories. For lunch, his calorie intake was 65% higher when compared to what he ate for breakfast. At dinner time, Jeremy ate a large salad which had 30% fewer calories than the number of calories that he ate for lunch. How many calories were in the salad that Jeremy ate for his dinner?

#4 of 7:Medium

Multi-step percent change (Level 1 word problems)

Roger buys some furniture at a store that has a list price of \$6,650. He receives a discount of 6% on his purchase from the store. After getting the discount, he pays a sales tax of 10% on his purchase. What is the final amount Roger pays for his furniture?

#5 of 7:Mild

Multi-step percent change (Level 1 word problems)

A logging company owns a forest that had 1,500 trees. Last year, the company planted more trees, which increased the number of trees in the forest by 45%. This year the logging company plans to cut down 35% of the trees in the forest to sell as lumber for new houses. How many trees will be in the forest after the trees are harvested for lumber? Round to the nearest whole number of trees.

#6 of 7:Spicy

Multi-step percent change (Level 1 word problems)

Jackson paid \$4,250 to purchase stock in ABC Company. The first week he owned the stocks there was bad economic news and the value of his stocks decreased 15.5%. The second week he owned the stocks, ABC Company posted very high quarterly earnings, so the value of Jackson's stock went up 35%. What was the value of Jackson's stocks at the end of the second week? Round to the nearest cent.

#7 of 7:Spicy

Multi-step percent change (Level 1 word problems)

During a sale, a store offered a 10% discount on a tablet computer that originally sold for \$630. After the sale, the discounted price of the tablet computer was marked up by 10%. What was the final price of the tablet computer after the markup?

Percentage is the concept of expressing a number or a ratio as a fraction of 100. We often denote percentage with the ‘%’ symbol. Solving multi step percentage word problems involves some simple steps along with the percentage formula. Firstly, we need to identify the value from the word problems and then the increase or the decrease in the value. Then, we can apply the percentage formula and derive at our answer.

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