# Consumer Math

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1. Your employer has 600 business cards printed for you, and you give away 280 of them. To the nearest
hundredth, what percent of the cards is left?
A. 18.75%
B. 53.33%
C. 46.67%
D. 21.43%

2. The LCD for the fractions 1/3, 3/4, 5/32, and 8/9 is
A. 3,072.
B. 288.
C. 24.
D. 64.

3. Express the fractions 1/2, 3/16, and 7/8 with an LCD.
A. 1/32, 3/32, 7/32
B. 8/16, 3/16, 14/16
C. 4/8, 6/8, 14/8
D. 1/4, 3/4, 7/4

4. The decimal form 1.46 becomes _______ expressed as a percent.
A. 14.6%
B. 146%
C. 1.46%
D. .0146%

5. Divide 7/24 by 35/48 and reduce the quotient to the lowest fraction.
A. 245/1152
B. 2/5
C. 4/10
D. 42/48

6. Subtracting 8.263 from 13.48, you obtain
A. 5.783.
B. 21.743.
C. 5.217.
D. 6.815.

7. The sum of 1/6, 2/3, and 1/4 is
A. 2/72, or 1/36.
B. 11/12.
C. 4/12, or 1/3.
D. 13/12, or 1 1/12.

8. The number 248,682 rounded off to the nearest hundreds becomes
A. 248,700.
B. 248,680.
C. 249,000.
D. 250,000.

9. Express 79.2% as a decimal.
A. 7.92
B. 79
C. .0792
D. .792

10. Express the decimal 2.39 as a percent.
A. .239%
B. 240%
C. 239%
D. 23.9%

11. The total of 42, 75, 189, 301, and 728 is
A. 2,301.
B. 1,533.
C. 1,335.
D. 1,297.

12. The quotient of 5/31 divided by 15/23, reduced to the lowest fraction, is
A. 115/465.
B. 23/93.
C. 75/373.
D. 93/23 or 4 1/23.

13. The number 1,563,385 rounded off to the nearest million becomes
A. 2,000,000.
B. 1,600,000.
C. 1,563,400.
D. 1,563,000.

14. The sum of 1/9, 2/3, and 5/18is
A. 4/15.
B. 12/9.
C. 8/30.
D. 19/18.

15. 35.4% expressed as a decimal becomes
A. 354.
B. 0.354.
C. 35.0.
D. 3.54.

16. If you grow 738 pumpkins and sell 481, how many do you have left?
A. 481
B. 1,209
C. 257
D. 690

17. If you divide an inheritance of \$45,600.00 among 22 heirs, each heir will receive
A. \$207.27.
B. \$2,072.73.
C. \$2,027.27.
D. \$2,073.72.

18. You purchase a shirt for \$8.50. There is a 6% sales tax. Your total cost will be
A. \$13.60
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B. \$8.98
C. \$8.55
D. \$9.01

19. A pair of pants with a marked price of \$35.00 has a discount of 20%. How much is the discount?
A. \$17.50
B. \$7.00
C. \$28.00
D. \$42.00

20. If 28% of a sum is \$100.80, what is the sum?
A. \$360.00
B. \$282.24
C. \$277.78
D. \$129.02

1. B 11. C
2. B 12. B
3. B 13. A
4. D 14. D
5. B 15. B
6. C 16. C
7. D 17. B
8. A 18. D
9. D 19. C
10.C 20. A

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2. correct
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phil smith is a car salesman last week his total sales amounted to 27,650.00 and he received 1,382.50 in commission what is his rate of commission

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The sum of 1/9, 2/3, and 5/18is

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