

1. 
15% of 240 is what number? 


A. 
36 
B. 
60 


C. 
45 
D. 
72 


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2. 
In a motel the room tax is $4.50 and the room rate is $75. Write the tax as a percent of the room rate. 


A. 
6% 
B. 
60% 


C. 
0.06% 
D. 
0.6 


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3. 
Estimate 74% of 587. 


A. 
450 
B. 
412 


C. 
500 
D. 
385 


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4. 
Find a good estimate of 145% of 58. 


A. 
60 
B. 
30 


C. 
90 
D. 
120 


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5. 
After changing its format, a radio station lost 34% of its listeners. If there were an estimated 83,000 listeners originally, how many listeners does the radio station have now? 


A. 
125,758 
B. 
54,780 


C. 
28,220 
D. 
49,000 


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6. 
An electronics store has portable CD players on sale for $54.95. If the local sales tax is 6.5%, what is the total cost of a CD player? 


A. 
$51.38 
B. 
$3.58 


C. 
$58.78 
D. 
$58.53 


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7. 
If a jacket is on sale for 30% off the regular price of $65.49, how much is the discount? 


A. 
$30.00 
B. 
$19.65 


C. 
$45.85 
D. 
$21.83 


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8. 
An appliance store will sell televisions on credit with no payment due for 1 year from the date of purchase. What is the total cost of a $599 television after 1 year if the store charges 22.5% simple interest and no payments are made? 


A. 
$733.78 
B. 
$772.91 


C. 
$134.78 
D. 
$464.23 


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9. 
Express 83% as a decimal. 


A. 
8.3 
B. 
0.83 


C. 
83 
D. 
0.083 


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10. 
Find 45% of 360. 


A. 
198 
B. 
0.08 


C. 
180 
D. 
162 


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11. 
Find 17% of 584. 


A. 
34.35 
B. 
82.25 


C. 
99.28 
D. 
101.9 


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12. 
In May, there were 157 people living in Kristin's neighborhood. By August, the population had increased 21%. How many people were in Kristin's neighborhood by August? 


A. 
1900 
B. 
33 


C. 
330 
D. 
190 


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13. 
If a sweater costs $37.99, and the sales tax in the area is 6.0%, what is the total price of the sweater? 


A. 
$60.79 
B. 
$40.27 


C. 
$35.84 
D. 
$23.75 


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14. 
If you take out a loan for $550 at 7.2% simple interest and make no payments for 6 months, how much do you owe total? 


A. 
$569.80 
B. 
$294.80 


C. 
$946.00 
D. 
$589.60 


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15. 
72 is 48% of what number? 


A. 
34.56 
B. 
89 


C. 
130 
D. 
150 


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16. 
A backpack is on sale for 30% off. If the sale price is $15.75, what is the original price to the nearest cent? 


A. 
$52.50 
B. 
$22.50 


C. 
$4.75 
D. 
$11.05 


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17. 
72 is what percent of 90? 


A. 
40% 
B. 
80% 


C. 
20% 
D. 
5% 


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18. 
Evaluate 156 × 0.20 × 6. 


A. 
187.2 
B. 
1,872 


C. 
93.6 
D. 
18.72 


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