

1. 
Which of the following is not reasonable? 


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


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


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


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


Hint 


2. 
Express 0.49% as a decimal. 


A. 
0.0049 
B. 
0.00049 


C. 
0.49 
D. 
0.049 


Hint 


3. 
Express .00034 as a percent. 


A. 
0.34% 
B. 
0.034% 


C. 
3.4% 
D. 
0.0034% 


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. 
21.9 


C. 
0.219 
D. 
21,900 


Hint 


5. 
Find 7.25 written as a percent. 


A. 
72.5% 
B. 
7,250% 


C. 
7.25% 
D. 
725% 


Hint 


