# Ms. Cromwell�s Jeopardy

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```					         Economics
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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