

1. 
The price of a computer system at an electronics store is $1099. Determine the percent of change in price if the computer system sold for $1349 a month earlier. 


A. 
22.7% increase 
B. 
22.7% decrease 


C. 
18.5% increase 
D. 
18.5% decrease 


Hint 


2. 
During the first half of the year there were 54 students in the school's bicycling club. In the second half of the year the club had 68 members. Find the percent of increase in club membership to the nearest whole percent. 


A. 
34% 
B. 
26% 


C. 
21% 
D. 
14% 


Hint 


3. 
After changing its format, a radio station lost 34% of its listeners. If there were an estimated 83,000 listeners originally, how many listeners does the radio station have now? 


A. 
125,758 
B. 
54,780 


C. 
28,220 
D. 
49,000 


Hint 


4. 
The average price for gasoline rose from $2.85 to $3.24 in one day. Find the percent increase. 


A. 
12% 
B. 
21.4% 


C. 
39% 
D. 
13.7% 


Hint 


5. 
In May, there were 157 people living in Kristin's neighborhood. By August, the population had increased 21%. How many people were in Kristin's neighborhood by August? 


A. 
330 
B. 
190 


C. 
33 
D. 
1900 


Hint 


