ers paid another 6.2%. How much will someone earning $34,000 a year pay towards social security out of their gross wages?
2) The population of a town increased from 3350 in 2005 to 4800 in 2010. Find the absolute and relative (percent) increase.
3)A company's sales in Seattle were $400,000 in 2012, while their sales in Portland were $295,000 for the same year. Complete the following statements:
a. Seattle's sales were
% larger than Portland's.
b. Portland sales were
% smaller than Seattle's.
c. Portland sales were
% of Seattle's.
4) A store has clearance items that have been marked down by 55%. They are having a sale, advertising an additional 30% off clearance items. What percent of the original price do you end up paying?
5) A friend has a 83% average before the final exam for a course. That score includes everything but the final, which counts for 15% of the course grade.
What is the best course grade your friend can earn?
What is the minimum score your friend would need on the final to earn a 75% for the course?
Give answers accurate to at least one decimal place.
6) A car is driving at 50 kilometers per hour. How far, in meters, does it travel in 3 seconds?
Give your answer to the nearest meter.