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A florist has 733 flowers. How many full bouquets of 16 flowers can he make?
a. 44
b. 45
c. 46
d. 47
b. 45
A woman owns a dog walking business. If 2 workers can walk 8 dogs, how many dogs can 3 workers walk?
a. 10
b. 12
c. 14
d. 16
b. 12
A steak dinner at a restaurant costs $15.99. If a man buys a steak dinner for himself and 4 friends, what will the total cost be?
a. $63.96
b. $68.45
c. $74.76
d. $79.95
d. $79.95
A woman has two bank accounts. One contains $329 and awards 4% in interest each month. The other contains $921 and awards 7% in interest each month. What will the combined value of her two accounts be at the end of thr month?
a. $342.08
b. $985.47
c. $1250.00
d. $1327.63
d. $1327.63
Four co-workers contributed $2.58, $10.20, and $12.89 respectively to purchase a retirement gift for their boss. What is the maximum amount they can spend on a gift?
a. $32.67
b. $32.78
c. $42.98
d. $45.56
d. $45.56
A grocery manager sells 2 bags of potatoes for each bag of carrots. He also sells 6 bags of onions for each bag of pototoes. If he sells 12 bags of onions how many bags if carrots will he sell?
a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
a. 1
A man invested $150 in the stock market. During the first week, he lost $45. During the second week, he tripled his money. How much does he have at the end of the second week?
a. $105
b. $210
c. $315
d. $420
c. $315
A woman must drive 298 miles to reach her destination. If she travels 42 miles during the first day, how many miles will she have yet to travel?
a. 225
b. 256
c. 271
d. 286
b. 256
A baker uses 6 eggs to bake a cake. How many cakes will he be able to bake with 145 eggs?
a. 23
b. 24
c. 25
d. 26
b. 24
Aman goes to the grocery store. He buys a carton of milk for $4.50, a dozen eggs for $2.25, and a pound of ground beef for $1.99. If the tax is 15%, what will his total bill be?
a. $7.76
b. $8.74
c. $10.05
d. $13.27
c. $10.05
Three people go to a restaurant. Their bill comes to $78.00. They decided to split the cost. One person pays $4.59, the next person pays 3 times that amount. How much will the third person have to pay?
a. $60.00
b. $66.00
c. $70.50
d. $73.50
a. $60.00
If one acre of forest contains 294 pine trees, how many pine trees are contained in 25 acres?
a. 6468
b. 6762
c. 7056
d. 7350
d. 7350
A diver can hold his breath for two minutes under water. After practicing for a week, he can hold his breath for 5% longer. How long will he be able to hold his breath after the first week of practice?
a. 0.1 minutes
b. 2.01 minutes
c. 2.1 minutes
d. 3.0 minutes
c. 2.1 minutes
A woman weighs 145 pounds. She gains 12 pounds one month and 6 pounds the next month. What is her new weight?
a. 148 pounds
b. 151 pounds
c. 157 pounds
d. 163 pounds
d. 163 pounds
A man goes to a casino with $125. He loses $30 on blackjack, then loses another $40 on roulette. How much money does he have left?
a. $35
b. $40
c. $55
d. $70
c. $55
A man is training to run five miles. During the first week he ran 3.7 miles. During the second of week, he could run 13% farther. How many miles will he have to run to reach his goal?
a. 0.48
b. 0.82
c. 4.14
d. 4.52
b. 0.82
A woman earns $65,000 each year. She must pay 36% of this amount in income tax. How much tax does the woman pay each year?
a. $14,300
b. $23,400
c. $32,800
d. $41,600
b. $23,400
A woman earns $750 each week. If she pays $260 in taxes, how much does she have left?
a. $490
b. $500
c. $510
d. $520
a. $490
A cafeteria requires 3 workers for every 24 students. How many workers will be needed for a school with 136 students?
a. 8
b. 13
c. 17
d. 24
c. 17
A woman buys 23 pounds of potatoes. She gives 10% of them to a neighbor and 15% of them to her mother. How many pounds does she have left?
a. 20.7 pounds
b. 19.55 pounds
c. 17.25 pounds
d. 12.63 pounds
c. 17.25 pounds
If one person consumes 8 glasses of water on a daily basis, how many glasses of water will 18 people consume?
a. 26
b. 64
c. 128
d. 144
d. 144
If one dog eats 5 pounds of food each week, how many dogs will 65 pounds of food feed for a week?
a. 11
b. 12
c. 13
d. 14
c. 13
If a woman has 60 ornaments. She decides to divide them evenly among 3 grandchildren. How many ornaments will each child receive?
a. 10
b. 15
c. 20
d. 30
c. 20
If one van can carry 6 people, how many vans are needed to carry 250 people?
a. 40
b. 41
c. 42
d. 43
c. 42
A man owns a store. One week he sells 100 loaves of bread. If he sells twice as many loaves the next week, how many loaves did he sell in total?
a. 150
b. 200
c. 250
d. 300
d. 300
A classroom has 15 boys and girls. If 10 more girls join the cladd, what is the ratio of girls to boys?
a. 15:23
b. 13:15
c. 10:15
d. 23:15
d. 23:15
A duck pond has 350 ducks. If 75 go south for the winter, how many ducks will still be in the pond?
a. 250
b. 275
c. 300
d. 325
b. 275
A child is selling bars for a school fundraiser. He starts out with 65. If he has 13 left, how many did he sell?
a. 52
b. 54
c. 56
d. 58
a. 52
A man works three jobs. In one week, he earns $500 at one, $65 at the second, and $175 at the third. What is his total weekly salary?
a. $240
b. $565
c. $675
d. $740
d. $740
If one plant requires 2 liters of water each day, how many liters are required to water the plant for 13 days?
a. 6.5 liters
b. 15 liters
c. 26 liters
d. 39 liters
c. 26 liters
Kate got a 56 on her first math test. On her second math test, she raised her grade by 12%. What was her grade?
a. 62.7
b. 67.2
c. 68.0
d. 72.3
a. 62.7
A factory can produce 12 tonnes of cereal per day. A customer has ordered 596 tonnes of cereal. How many days will it take the factory to fill the customer's order?
a. 48
b. 50
c. 52
d. 54
b. 50
If one side of a square has a length of 56cm, what is its perimeter?
a. 112cm
b. 224cm
c. 448cm
d. 3136cm
b. 224cm
Four people decide to adopt a dog and take turns caring for it. Person A thinks he can take care of the dog 1/4 of the time, person B thinks she can handle 1/8 , person C thinks he can take care of the dog 1/2 of the time. What part of the fourth person's time will have to be spent caring for the dog?
a. 1/8
b. 1/4
c. 1/3
d. 1/2
a. 1/8
A skyscraper is 548 meters high. The building's owner decide to increase its height by 3%. How high would the skyscraper be after the increase?
a. 551 meters
b. 555 meters
c. 562 meters
d. 564 meters
d. 564 meters
A rectangle's width is 23cm and its length is 9cm. What is its area?
a. 32cm²
b. 104cm²
c. 207cm²
d. 311cm²
c. 207cm²
Three children decide to purchase a car for their parents. They will split the cost. One gives 1/4 of the cost, the other contributes 3/8 of the cost. What portion of the cost will the third individual have to contribute towards the car?
a. 1/4
b. 3/8
c. 1/2
d. 5/8
b. 3/8
Bruce is attending a conference that is 827km from his home. If he travels at a speed of 64km/hr, approximately how long will it take him to reach his destination?
a. 5 hours
b. 9 hours
c. 13 hours
d. 17 hours
c. 13 hours
A class contains an equal number if boys and girls. The average height of the boys is 62 inches. The average height of all the students is 60 inches. What is the average height of the girls in the class?
a. 57 inches
b. 58 inches
c. 59 inches
d. 60 inches
b. 58 inches
Mrs. Patterson's classroom has sixteen empty chairs in it. All the chairs are occupied when every students is present. If 2/5 of the students are absent, how many students make up her entire class?
a. 16
b. 32
c. 24
d. 40
d. 40
Rachel spent $24.15 on vegetables. She bought 2 lbs of onions, 3 lbs of carrots, and 1 1/2 lbs of mushrooms. If the onions cost $3.69 per pound, and the carrots cost $4.29 per pound, what is the price per pound of mushrooms?
a. $2.60
b. $2.25
c. $2.80
d. $3.10
a. $2.60
Elijah drove 45 miles to his job in an hour and ten minutes in the morning. On the way home in the evening, however, traffic was much heavier and the same trip took an hour and a half. What was his average speed in miles per hour for the round trip?
a. 30
b. 45
c. 33 3/4
d. 32 1/2
c. 33 3/4
Lauren had $80 in her savings account. When she got her paycheck, she made a deposit that brought the total to $120. By what percentage did the total amount in her account increase as a result of this deposit?
a. 50%
b. 40%
c. 35%
d. 80%
a. 50%
Richard buys two cups of coffee everyday except Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, he buys only one cup, and on Sunday he buys none. If a cup of coffee costs $2.25, how much does Richard spend on coffee every week?
a. $25.00
b. $23.50
c. $24.75
d. $25.25
c. $24.75
A train takes 40 minutes to go 55 miles. Moving at the same constant speed, how long will the train require to go 220 miles?
a. 4 hours 20 minutes
b. 3 hours 40 minutes
c. 2 hours 40 minutes
d. 2 hours 20 minutes
c. 2 hours 40 minutes
An automobile gets 34 miles per gallon of gasoline on typical roads. If it gets this fuel efficiency on a drive of 629 miles, how many gallons of gasoline will it burn?
a. 17
b. 18.5
c. 19.25
d. 20.5
b. 18.5
It takes two men 8 hours to paint a wall that is 10 feet high and 18 feet long. How long does it take three men working at the same pace to paint a wall that is 10 feet high and 27 feet long?
a. 6 hours
b. 8 hours
c. 9 hours
d. 10 hours
b. 8 hours
Vivian has $50. She goes to the store and buys a calculator. Then she buys a book that costs half what the calculator cost. Then she buys a pen that costs half what the book cost. She has $15 left. How much did she spend on the calculator?
a. $14
b. $15
c. $18
d. $20
d. $20
A rectangular box is twice as long as it is wide. If it were 3 inches shorter and 3 inches wider, it would be a square. What is the width in inches lf the box?
a. 4
b. 6
c. 8
d. 12
b. 6
Richard sells cell phones. He is paid a commission of 10% for every cell phone he sells. The phones cost $140 each. How many phines must Richard sell in order to be paid $840?
a. 40
b. 50
c. 60
d. 70
c. 60
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