Ms. Cromwell�s Jeopardy

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    Jeopardy

Created by: R. Tazewell
Jeopardy
Discounts Sales Tax    Simple    Percent of   The
    &      & Tips     Interest    Increase  Percent
Markups                               &     Equation
                                 Decrease

 100        100       100         100        100
 200        200       200         200        200
 300        300       300         300        300
 400        400       400         400        400
Discounts & Markups 100

You buy a pair of jeans that is 30% off the
 original price of $29. What is the sale
 price?

$20.30
Discounts & Markups 200

The wholesale price of the skateboard was
 $70. The markup of the skateboard is
 125%. What is the new price?

$157.50
Discounts & Markups 300

Jimmy’s bicycle helmet cost $48. What is
 25% of Jimmy’s helmet?

$12
Discounts & Markups 400
A store buys guitars from a manufacturer
 at a wholesale price of $38. The stores
 markup is 85%. What is the retail price?

$70.30
Sales Tax & Tips 100

Your meal costs $12. You leave a 20%
 tip. The sales tax is 5%. What is the total
 cost of the meal?

$15.00
Sales Tax & Tips 200

If my Snow Crab Dinner cost $25, and I
 gave the waitress a 15% tip. How much
 did I give the waitress?

$3.75
Sales Tax & Tips 300

State tax is 7%. At Wal-Mart, Bob’s total
 was $250 before tax. What was Bob’s
 total after tax?

$267.50
Sales Tax & Tips 400
You have a $20 gift card from a bookstore.
 You use it to buy two books for a total of
 $18.49. The sales tax is 5.75%. How
 much is left on the gift card after the
 purchase?
$0.45
Simple Interest 100

You deposit $500 into an account that
 earns 6% simple annual interest. What will
 the account’s balance be after 2 years?
$560
Simple Interest 200

You deposit $1000 into a 3-month
 certificate of deposit. After 3 months the
 balance is $1005. Find the simple annual
 interest rate.
2%
Simple Interest 300
You put $750 into a certificate of deposit.
 Your simple annual interest rate is 4%.
 You receive a check for the interest at the
 end of each year. How long will it take to
 earn $150 in interest?
5 years
Simple Interest 400

What is the amount of money deposited or
 borrowed called?

Principal
Percent of Increase & Decrease 100

What is the percent of increase from 8 to
 13?

62.5%
Percent of Increase & Decrease 200

What is the percent of decrease from 49 to
 35?

28.6%
Percent of Increase & Decrease 300
 A taco company puts 24 taco shells in every
  box. Recently the company expanded the box
  and put 25% more shells in each box. How
  many shells are in every box now?


30 shells
Percent of Increase & Decrease 400
 Amount of increase is $25
 Percent of increase is 20%
 What is the original amount?


$125
The Percent Equation 100

What number is 20% of 110?


22
The Percent Equation 200

The number 117 is 45% of what number?


260
The Percent Equation 300

What percent of 150 is 90?


60%
The Percent Equation 400
A clothing salesperson sells a suit for
 $350. The salesperson receives an 8%
 commission on the sale. How much is the
 commission?

$28

				
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