Pre-Algebra

9. During the basketball season, Diane took 134 shots and made about 56% of them.
a. How many shots did Diane make?
b. The team made a total of 498 shots. What percent of the team's made shots did Diane make?

A. 24 shots; 15.1%
B. 753 shots; 27%
C. 240 shots; 27%
D. 75 shots; 15.1%

10. What percent of 40 is 24?
A. 24 = p x 40; 6%
B. 40 = p x 24; 17%
C. 24 = p x 40; 60%
D. 40 = p x 24; 167%

11. The sales tax rate is 6.3
a. Find the tax paid for a pair of earring with a list price of $77.
b. What is the total cost of the pair of earrings?

A. $4.85; $77.49
B. $4.85; $81.85
C. $0.49; $77.49
D. $0.49; $81.85

12. Doug is a salesperson in a retail store and earns $75 per week, plus 15% of his weekly sales. If Doug makes $555 one week, what are his sales for that week?
A. $3,200
B. $627
C. $566
D. $1,914

13. Last year, a poll of 1,00 voters conducted by the staff of the Senator Chun found that 522 people approved of the job the senator was doing. This year, a poll of 1,000 voters shows that 423 people approve of the senator's performance. Find the percent of change in the number of voters who approve of the senator's performance, and identify it as an increase of decrease.
A. 19%; increase
B. 23.4%; decrease
C. 23.4%; increase
D. 19%; decrease

14. The owner of an audio store received a shipment of portable stereos at a cost of $102.30 each. If he sells the stereos for $181.99 each, what is the percent of the markup? Round to the nearest whole percent.
A. 8%
B. 44%
C. 78%
D. 80%

15. In Store A, a pair of shoes that regularly sell for $54.99 is on sale at 20% off. In Store B, the same pair of shoes sells for $59.99 and is on sale at 30% off. Which store sells the shoes for the lower sale price?
A. Store A; Store A's sale price is $41.24, and Store B's sale price is $41.99.
B. Store A; Store A's sale price is $38.49, and Store B's sale price is $47.99.
C. Store B; Store A's sale price is $43.99, and Store B's sale price is $41.99.
D. Store B; Store A's sale price is $43.99, and Store B's sale price is $41.24.

16. Find the final balance in an account with $730 invested at 3% annual simple interest for four years.
A. $735.48
B. $87.60
C. $817.60
D. $8,760.00

My answers
9. D
10. C
11. B
12. A
13. D
14. B
15. C
16. C

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  2. Okay, thank you so much Ms. Sue!

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