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# Complete the following According to FastStaff Travel Nursing, about 9.1% of all registered nurses in the...

Complete the following

1. According to FastStaff Travel Nursing, about 9.1% of all registered nurses in the U.S. are men. The average hospital in 2016 had 347 registered nurses. How many would likely be male?
1. Find the sales tax and total cost of a laser printer that costs \$299.99. The tax rate is 7%
1. A diamond ring was reduced from \$999.99 to \$399.99. Find the percent reduction in the price.
1. You’ve had your eye on a luggage set that sells for \$159.99, finally it is on sale! To make room for next year’s model, the price has been reduced by 40%. You also have a 20% off coupon you can us on top of that. How much will you pay, not including tax?
1. If a sales clerk receives a 7% commission on all sales, find the commission the clerk receives on the sale of a computer system costing \$1,799.99.
1. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 100,600 chefs/head cooks employed in the United States in 2010 and 320,600 food service managers. Those numbers were projected to decrease to 99,800 and 310,000 by 2020. Which job is facing the larger percent decrease?
1. According to CTIA – The Wireless Association, in 2005, there were 207.9 million wireless subscriber connections in the U.S. That number rose to 296.3 million for 2010 and 377.9 million for 2015. Find the actual change in number of subscribers and the percent change for each 5-year period. What can you conclude?

8. A company has recently been hiring new employees. Today the company has 26% more employees than it did a year ago. If there are currently 56,700 employees, how many employees did the company have a year ago?

2)Cost=299.99, Sales Tax=0.07*299.99=20.9993, Total Cost=299.99*1.07=320.9893

3)%reduction in price=(399.99-999.99)/999.99=60.0006%

4)Price=159.99*0.6*0.8=76.8

5)Commision=0.07*1799.99=125.9993

foodservice managers->(310000-320600)/320600=-3.306%

food service managers are facing a larger % decrease

7)2005-2010

Actual change=296.3-207.9=88.4, %change=88.4/207.9=42.5%

2010-2015

Actual change=377.9-296.3=81.6, %change=81.6/296.3=27.51%

The actual change and % change were greater between 2005-2010

8)Last year employees=56700/(1.26)=45000

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