Percents Word Problem5

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Definition :

When we express a quantity as a part of 100, we use the word per cent. "Cent" means hundred."Percent" means per hundred. To understand this topic clearly let us consider the following example.

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A company gives a bonus of 12 ½ % of the total yearly salary to each of its employees during a year.If an employee gets a monthly salary of $2000,how much does he get?   

Basic idea:

In this problem a company is giving bonus 12 ½ % of the total yearly salary to each of its employees in the year.If an employee gets a monthly salary of $2000,what will be the amount he get.To solve this problem we have to find  12 ½ % of total yearly salary.For that first we have to find the total salary.Here monthly salary is 2000. We have 12 months. So we have to multiply 12 with 2000.


Salary of the employee  =   $2000

The employee's total salary for the year   =  12 x 2000

                                                        =  24000

Worth of bonus  =  12 ½ %  x Yearly salary

                      =   12 ½ %  x 24000

First let us change this mixed fraction into improper fraction.

                      =  (24+1)/2 % x 24000

                      =  (25/2) /100 x 24000

                      =  (25/200) x 24000

                      =  (25 x 24000)/200

                      =   (25 x 240)/2

                      =   (25 x 120)

                      =   $3000  

Bonus amount got by the employee = $ 3000.

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