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# Basic Mathematics Questionnaire

Direction: Encircle the letter that corresponds to your answer. 1. What percent of 20 is 30? a.150% 2. What is 35% of 80? a.65% b.70% c.35% d.40% b.120 % c. 100% d. 75%

3. Suppose you bought something that was priced at php.6.95, and the total bill was php.7.61. What is the sales tax rate in this city? (Round answer to one decimal place.) a.15.7% b.13.3% c.9.5% d.60.1%

4. Suppose a certain item used to sell for seventy-five cents a pound, you see that it's been marked up to eighty-one cents a pound. What is the percent increase? a.10% b.8% c.20% d.30%

5. A computer software retailer used a markup rate of 40%. Find the selling price of a computer game that cost the retailer php.25. a. php.35 b. php.42 c. php.64 d. php.36

6. A golf shop pays its wholesaler php.40 for a certain club, and then sells it to a golfer for php.75. What is the markup rate? a. 89.5% b. 66.4% c. 29% d. 87.5%

7. A shoe store uses a 40% markup on cost. Find the cost of a pair of shoes that sells for php.63. a. php.69 b. php.45 c. php.34 d. php.82

8. An item originally priced at php.55 is marked 25% off. What is the sale price? a. php.35.4 b. php.41.5 c php.46.6 d. php.35.8

9. An item that regularly sells for php.425 is marked down to php.318.75. What is the discount rate? a.25% b. 50% c. 45% d.30 %

10. An item is marked down 15%; the sale price is php.127.46. What was the original price? a. php.149.95 b. php.139.92 c. php.154.85 d. php.130

11. A member of the school track team ran for a total of 179.3 miles in practice over 61.5 days. About how many miles did he average per day? a. 3 miles b.1.5miles c.3.5miles d.2.9miles

12. A store owner has 7.11 lbs. of candy. If she puts the candy into 9 jars, how much candy will each jar contain? a. 64lbs. b. 54lbs. c.0.79 lbs. d.49 lbs.

13. Paul will pay for his new car in 36 monthly payments. If his car loan is for php.19,061, then how much will Paul pay each month? Round your answer to nearest cent. a. php.529.47 b. php.459 c. php.268 d. php.682

14. What is the average speed in miles per hour of a car that travels 956.4 miles in 15.9 hours? a.60.2 miles b.55.8miles c.46.7miles d.64.3miles

15. If 58 out of 100 students in a school are boys, then write a decimal for the part of the school that consists of boys.

a.0.35

b.0.45

c.0.58

d.0.89

16. A computer processes information in nanoseconds. A nanosecond is one billionth of a second. Write this number as a decimal. a.0.000 000 01 b.0.000 001 c.0.000 000 1 d. 0.000 000 001

17. Five swimmers are entered into a competition. Four of the swimmers have had their turns. Their scores are 9.8 s, 9.75 s, 9.79 s, and 9.81 s. What score must the last swimmer get in order to win the competition? a. less than 9.8 s c. less than 9.75 s b. greater than 9.81 s d. less than 9.75 s

18. Ellen wanted to buy the following items: A DVD player for php.49.95, a DVD holder for php.19.95 and a personal stereo for php.21.95. Does Ellen have enough money to buy all three items if she has php.90 with her? a. No b. Yes c. Maybe d. totally Yes

19. What is the combined thickness of these five shims: 0.008, 0.125, 0.15, 0.185, and 0.005 cm? a.0.68 cm. b. 0.87 cm. c.0.73 cm. d.0.54 cm.

20. If a 10-foot piece of electrical tape has 0.037 feet cut from it, then what is the new length of the tape?. a.9.963 ft. b.10.324 ft. c.8.541ft. d.5.648 ft.

21. 46 Mike makes money by commission rates. He gets 10% of everything he sells. If Mike sold php.20000 worth of items this month, what is his salary for the month? a. php.2000 b.php. 2500 c. php.1000 d. php.2100

22. Paul makes money by commission rates. He gets 30% of everything he sells. If Paul sold php.25000 worth of items this month, what is his salary for the month? a. php.5000 b.php. 5500 c. php.7500 d. php.7000

23. Cindy makes php.10000 a month plus some money by commission rates. She gets 9% of everything she sells. If Cindy sold php.20000 worth of items this month, what is her salary for the month? a. php.10180 b.php. 18000 c. php.11800 d. php.18100

24. Tiffany makes php.3000 a month plus some money by commission rates. She gets 6% of everything she sells. If Tiffany sold php.41000 worth of items this month, what is her salary for the month? a. php.4560 b.php. 5460 c. php.4550 d. php.5440

25. Jennifer makes a base monthly salary of php.2000. As a vendor, she must sell php.17000 worth of items per month. She also makes a 10% commission on all sales beyond the monthly quota. If Jennifer sold php.27200 worth of items this month, what is her total salary for the month including base salary and commission to the nearest dollar? a. php.1200 b.php. 2300 c. php.2030 d. php.3020

26. Peter makes a base monthly salary of php.3000. As a vendor, he must sell php.17000 worth of items per month. He also makes a 2% commission on all sales beyond the monthly quota. If Peter sold php.25500 worth of items this month, what is his total salary for the month including base salary and commission to the nearest dollar? a. php.3500 b.php. 3170 c. php.3000 d. php.2700

27. Sharon makes a base monthly salary of php.1600. As a vendor, she must sell php.40000 worth of items per month. She also makes a 3% commission on all

sales beyond the monthly quota. There is also an additional 3% bonus on top of the normal commission rate for any sales beyond php.56000. If Sharon sold \$68000 worth of items this month, what is her total salary for the month including base salary and commission to the nearest dollar? a. php.2800 28. Jenna is a b.php. 2500 at an c. php.2750 electronics store. d. php.1750 She earns

salesperson

6 1/2% commission on her total sales. What would be her commission if she sold a \$2950 plasma television set? a. php.191.75 29. Randy is a b.php.161.50 car c. php.175.90 who d. php.251.25 earns a 4 1/4%

used

salesman

commission on every vehicle he sells. One day he sold a car for \$9995. What was the amount of his commission? a. php.414.81 b.php.442.68 c. php.356.64 d. php.424.79

30. Stella works as a salesperson in a jewelry store. She is paid an 12 1/2% commission on her sales. One very busy day she made the following 4 sales; A ladies watch: \$275.95 A diamond necklace: \$599.99 A pair of cufflinks: \$125 A gold bracelet: \$399.25 What was Stella's commission on her total sales? a. php.125.05 b.php.165.16 c. php.175.02 d. php.170.08

31. How long does it take a principal of php.25,000 at a simple interest rate of 5% to become php.30,000? a. 4 years b. 5years c. 7years d. 9years

32. php.45,000 is deposited into a savings account. After one year, 4 months and 20 days it totals php.52,500. Calculate the simple interest rate for this account. a.12% b. 20% c. 15% d. 32%

33. Determine the simple interest rate applied to a principal over 20 years if the total interest paid equals the borrowed principal. a. 15% b. 25% c.5% d. 35%

34. How long does it take a principal payment to triple at a simple interst rate of 6%? a. 25years b. 15years c.50 years d. 30years

35. Find the total amount of simple interest that is paid over a perod of five years on a principal of php.30,000 at a simple interest rate of 6%. a. php.9000 b.php8500. c. php.7500 d. php4500

36. Calculate the total worth of an investment after six months with a principal of php.10,000 at a simple interest rate of 3.5%. a. php.11005 b.php. 15705 c. php.10485 d. php10175

37. John wants to have an interest income of php.3,000 a year. How much must he invest for one year at 8%? a. php.45700 b.php. 37500 c. php.36000 d. php25400

38. Jane owes the bank some money at 4% per year. After half a year, she paid php.45 as interest. How much money does she owe the bank? a. php.2550 b.php. 2250 c. php.2525 d. php3520

39. Mario deposits php.3000 in a savings account at the interest rate of 5% per year. How much simple interest will Mario earn in three years?

a. php.450

b.php.380

c. php.460

d. php620

40. Richard deposits \$ 5400 and got back an amount of \$ 6000 after a year. Find the simple interest he got. a.php400 b.php.750 c. php600 d. php460

41. Is all prime numbers are odd? a. true b. false c. maybe d. strongly true

## 42. What is the smallest prime number? a.3 b. 2 c.1 d.0

43. All even numbers greater than 2 are composite. a. true b. false c. maybe d. strongly false

a.2

b.3

c.1

d.0

## 49. Which is a prime number? a.16 b.29 c.33 d.81

50. What are the prime numbers from 2 to 31? a. 2,3,7,9,11,17,21,23,29,31 b. 2,3,5,7,11,13,17 ,19,23,29,31 c. 3,5,7,11,17,19,21,23,29,31,37 d. 2,3,5,7,9,11,15,17,19,23,29,31, 51. Which of these is the best definition for the greatest common factor of two numbers? a. The largest number that goes into each only once. b. The smallest number that will go into the larger of the two numbers given. c. The dividend of the larger number of the two. d. The largest number that is a factor of both of them. 52. Which of these explains how to find the greatest common factor of two numbers? a. List the factors of both numbers and find which of them are the same and select the largest b. Find the prime factorizations of both numbers and multiply together the factors that they both have in common c. Both of these d. Neither of these 53. Finish this diagram to find the prime factorization of 375. Which is it?

a.5 x 5 x 2 x 4

b.5 x 5 x 5 x 3

c. 5 x 4 x 3 x 6

d. 6 x 5 x 4 x 3

54. After figuring the prime factorizations of two numbers, the next step is to a. Divide the largest factor by the smallest factor if they are in common b. Multiply all of the factors which they do not have in common c. Multiply the greatest factors d. Multiply all of the factors which they have in common 55. The prime factors of 16 are 2 X 2 X 2 X 2 and the prime factors of 24 are 2 X 2 X 2 X 3. What is the greatest common factor? a.8 b.9 c.6 d.3

56. The greatest common factor of 57 and 78 is a.4 b.3 c.13 d.19

57. The greatest common factor of 24 and 36 is a.4 b.8 c.12 d.16

58. The greatest common factor of 28 and 54 is a.2 b.3 c.9 d.13

59. The greatest common factor of 80 and 99 is a.11 b.3 c.5 d. None of these

60. The Jones family and the Hawkins family both bought the exact same Halloween candy packages at the same store. If the Hawkins family has 140 candies and the Jones family has 252 candies, what is the largest amount of candy that could have been in each package? a.16 b.24 c.28 d.36

## 61. What is the greatest common factor of 24 and 36?

a.72

b.12

c.4

d.16

62. Which of the following is not a common multiple of 4 and 18? a.36 b.80 c.108 d.64

63. What are the common factors of 12 and 56? a.1,4 b.2,4 c.1,2,4 d. none 64. What is the least common multiple of 24 and 36? a.72 b.12 c.4 d.16

65. Which of the following sets of three numbers has a least common multiple of 60? a.2,5,6 b.3,5,10 c.4,5,15 d.2,5,15

66. Which number is divisible by 2? a.123 b.234 c.345 d.457 67. Which number is divisible by 3? a.248 b.457 c.582 d.140 68. Which number is divisible by 6? a.678 b.789 c.890 d.215 69. Which number is divisible by 4? a.234,562 b.234,564 c.234,566 d.234,567

## 71. Which number is NOT divisible by 8? a.123,456 b.345,678 c.567,896 d.88

72. Which number is divisible by 3 but NOT divisible by 9? a.678,345 b.123,678 c.483,111 d. none of these

73. The number 345,678 is divisible by 3 because a. it is an even number. b. the last two digits (78) are divisible by 3. c. the sum of the digits (33) is divisible by 3. d. undefined 74. The number 4,590 is divisible by 9 because a. it is even and divisible by 3. b. the sum of its digits (18) is divisible by 9. c. the sum of its digits (18) is divisible by 3. d. undefined 75. The number 936 is divisible by 6 because a. the last two digits (36) are divisible by 6. b. the sum of the digits (18) is divisible by 6. c. it is even and the sum of its digits (18) is divisible by 3. d. undefined 76. The number 123,450 is divisible by 5 because a. the sum of the digits (15) is divisible by 5. b. it is divisible by 2 and 3. c. it ends in either a 5 or zero. d. undefined 77. Which answer choices below evenly divide 164? a.6 b.4 c.8 d. all answer choices

78. Which answer choices below evenly divide 174? a.4 b.6 c.5 d.9

79. Which answer choices below evenly divide 177? a.4 b.6 c.9 d. none

80. Which answer choices below evenly divide 187? a.9 81. b.11 c.15 d. none