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Inept
bungling, inefficient or unfit
Adage
a proverb, wise saying
admonition
warning
decry
disparage
moratorium
(n.) a suspension of activity; an official waiting period; an authorized period of delay
cajole
to wheedle, coax, or persuade someone to do something they didn't want to
Comtentious
quarrelsome
broach
to mention for the first time
communique
message
virulent
Abrasive
lambaste
chastise
maroon
leave helpless on a deserted island or coast
Abhor
to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
feign
to pretend
terse
short and to the point
Schism
(n.) a formal split within a religious organization; any division or separation of a group or organization into hostile factions
attrition
debilitation
latent
hidden potential
sham
Something fake or false
How many feet of chain fence are necessary to enclose a dog pen that is square and has the area of 64 square feet
32(half)
A women is looking for a bigger square office. She finds an office twice the area of her current office. If the perimeter of her current office is 88 feet, how many square feet is the new office?
968 sq ft
A train goes twice as fast downhill as it can go uphill, and 2/3 as fast uphill as it can go on level ground. If it goes 120 mph downhill, how long will it take to travel 45 miles on flat land?
1/2 hour
Each August, a restaurant's rent is adjusted to the cost of living index. The rent has been 1,550 a month, and the cost of living index for this August was 3.7%. What is the new rent per month?
$1607.35
There are 9 red and 6 green marbles in a bag. A child reaches in the bag and randomly takes one marble. What is the probability pf that child getting a green marble?
.66
The pet store had 6 puppies selling for $104 each, and 12 kittens selling for $24 each. Today only 2 puppies and 8 kittens were left. In dollar terms what was the ratio of sales of puppies to kittens?
13 to 3
Jamie just bought two boxes. The first box is square, with each side measuring 10 units, and is 4 units high. The second box is rectangular and has twice the volume of the square box. If the height of the second box is 5 units, and the width is 10 units, what is the length of the second box?
16 units
If the ratio of the sides of two squares is 3:1, what is the ratio of their perimeter
4:1
If the perimeter of a square garden is 84 feet, what is the area of the garden?
441
The price of salmon at a fish market is $5.40 per pound. This is 150% of its cost at the supermarket. How much would it cost per pound at the supermarket?
$3.60
A printing press will print 6,000 copies in 20 minutes, second press can print 15,000 copies in 60 minutes. How many more copies per minute will the faster press print than the slower press?
50
If the population of a certain city increased 25% in two years, the new population was what percent of the old?
125%
Debra and Ian shared in a 1,000,000$ estate. If Ian received 125,000, and Debra the rest, what fraction of the estate did Debra receive?
7/8
Together, two people earn 28,000. One earns 2,000 more than the other. How much is the smaller income?
13,000 (Used multiple choice answers to subtract from 28,000 and eliminate)
Shawn purchased a shirt for $22.05 if this includes a 5% sales tax, what was the actual price of the shirt?
$20.95
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