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Word Problems Involving Percents

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is % of what number?
Example: 15 is 30% of what number?

is what percent of ?
Example: 115 is what percent of 250?

What percent of is ?
Example: What percent of 20 is 10?

What is % of ?
Example: What is 13% of 65?

What percentage difference is the number from the number ?
Example: What percentage difference is the number 23 from the number 30?

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