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Getting 72 per cent right means if you had 100 questions you would have got 72 correct. Since there were half as many questions (50), you would have got half as many (36) correct.

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There are 50 question and you get 90 percent right how many questions were answered correctly?

45 were correctly answered

If a test had 150 questions and you got 92 percent how many did you get right?

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What percent of questions were answered correctly if you got three wrong in fourteen questions?

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Janet took a standardized test that contained 328 questions she answered 75 percent of?

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What is 5 out of 12 wrong?

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If there are 85 questions in a test and you must get a 80 percent how many do you need to get right?

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Out of 50 questions you only answered 40 correct what is the percent?

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How do you find your grade by a fraction?

You have to divide the number of questions you answered correctly of the number of total questions then multiply by 100. (#correct over total#of questions) x 100 Or, you divided 100 by the total number of questions, then multiply by the number you got right to find your percentage.

A test had 150 questions and got 92 percentage right how many questions did he answer correctly?

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