

1. 
Which of the following is not reasonable? 


A. 
The number of household microwaves today are 0.95% of the microwaves in 1980. 


B. 
Last year's sales were 108% of this year's sales. 


C. 
The weight of a mouse is 0.60% the weight of a lion. 


D. 
The cost of gasoline is 120% of last year's cost. 


Hint 


2. 
Express 4283% as a decimal. 


A. 
428.3 
B. 
4.283 


C. 
42.83 
D. 
4283 


Hint 


3. 
In a sample of air containing about 500 liters, 4.67 liters of the element Argon was found. What percentage of the air is Argon? 


A. 
0.467% 
B. 
0.1868% 


C. 
0.2335% 
D. 
0.934% 


Hint 


4. 
The number of U.S. households with cable television increased 219% between 1981 and 2001. Write 219% as a decimal. 


A. 
2.19 
B. 
0.219 


C. 
21.9 
D. 
21,900 


Hint 


5. 
Find 0.008 written as a percent. 


A. 
80% 
B. 
0.08% 


C. 
0.8% 
D. 
8% 


Hint 


