1.   What is the best estimate for 0.6% of 38?
    A. 0.2 B. 0.02
    C. 2 D. 20
    Hint

  2.   Find the sales tax for three CDs, if each CD is $14.29 and the sales tax is 7.25%.
    A. $3.86 B. $3.34
    C. $3.11 D. $3.08
    Hint

  3.   If you invest $1200 in an account that pays 13.2% simple interest, what is the balance of the account after 4 years?
    A. $633.60 B. $1833.60
    C. $1358.40 D. $5433.60
    Hint

  4.   The manager of a computer store analyzed software sales by category for the past month. The results are shown below. If the manager plans to order 150 software packages for the upcoming month, how many of them should be home productivity?
   
    A. 26 B. 32
    C. 36 D. 38
    Hint

  5.   Ben asked some of his neighbors about their main type of exercise. Of those asked 21% said they walk or jog to keep fit. If 65,000 people live in Ben's city, how many people could be expected to walk or jog for exercise?
    A. 21,000 B. 13,650
    C. 51,350 D. 35,480
    Hint

  6.   Find 17% of 584.
    A. 101.9 B. 99.28
    C. 34.35 D. 82.25
    Hint

  7.   The average price for gasoline rose from $2.85 to $3.24 in one day. Find the percent increase.
    A. 39% B. 12%
    C. 21.4% D. 13.7%
    Hint

  8.   In 1990, an automobile dealership sold a certain model car for $14,649. In 2000, they sold the same model car for $23,609. Find the percent increase.
    A. 61.20% B. 62.00%
    C. 38.00% D. 24.60%
    Hint

  9.   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. $23.75 B. $40.27
    C. $35.84 D. $60.79
    Hint

  10.   Find the interest earned if $278.50 is placed in a savings account at 9.5% simple interest for 3 years.
    A. $28.50 B. $90.34
    C. $26.46 D. $79.37
    Hint

  11.   Estimate 238% of 74.
    A. 140 B. 120
    C. 180 D. 160
    Hint

  12.   82 is what percent of 463? Round to the nearest tenth.
    A. 177.1% B. 17.7%
    C. 1.8% D. 17.8%
    Hint



Glencoe
The McGraw-Hill Companies