# Consumer Math test 2

Exam: 986093RR - Business Math, Part 2

1. Ann works 51/2 hours, Mary works 61/3 hours, and John works 41/4 hours. How many combined hours have they worked?

A. 165/12

*B. 161/12

C. 151/12

D. 155/12

2. You pay the following for supplies: $19.36 for pens; $21.75 for notepads; and $32.26 for computer paper. What is your total?

A. $73.73

B. $77.37

C. $77.73

*D. $73.37

3. How many liters will a U.S. 6-quart container hold? Round your answer to the nearest hundredth.

A. 6.11 liters

*B. 5.68 liters

C. 5.97 liters

D. 6.37 liters

4. If your paycheck indicates that you worked 7.5 hours each day in an 8-day pay period, how many hours did you work in all?

A. 40 hours

*B. 60 hours

C. 54 hours

D. 45 hours

5. If the price of upholstery fabric is $12.49 per yard, how much will 16 yards cost?

*A. $199.84

B. $189.84

C. $201.04

D. $199.94

6. Reduce 24/40 to its lowest terms.

A. 2/5

*B. 3/5

C. 4/5

D. 12/20

7. It takes you approximately 1/3 hour to type a memo. If you plan to work for 6 hours, how many memos can you type?

A. 2

B. 6

C. 9

*D. 18

8. Paul earned a salary of $926.35 and a commission of $136.15. How much did he earn in all?

*A. $1,062.50

B. $780.20

C. $1,052.50

D. $790.20

9. What is 51/4 ÷ 22/7 ?

A. 12

B. 2

C. 1219/64

*D. 219/64

10. To get to a job site, you must travel 45 kilometers. How many miles will you travel? Round your answer to the nearest hundredth.

A. 34.25 miles

*B. 27.96 miles

C. 28.16 miles

D. 42.15 miles

11. What is 51/2 × 21/3?

A. 127/8

B. 131/6

C. 132/5

*D. 125/6

12. If you pay $8.50 per square yard of carpeting, what is your total cost for 27.5 square yards?

A. $223.75

B. $232.75

*C. $233.75

D. $228.75

13. One store sells a ream of paper for $37.25. Another store sells the same paper for $32.50. What are your savings at the second store?

A. $3.75

*B. $4.75

C. $5.25

D. $4.25

14. A certain stock starts the day at $273/8 per share. If it drops $21/2 during the day, what is its closing value? *A. $247/8

B. $251/8

C. $241/8

D. $257/8

15. How many U.S. quarts are contained in 12 L?

A. 10.56 qt

B. 11.352 qt

*C. 12.684 qt

D. 13.638 qt

16. Assuming a speed limit is 105 km/hr, what is this in miles per hour?

*A. 65.247 mph

B. 55.247 mph

C. 60.247 mph

D. 50.247 mph

17. Tom works the following hours in a week. What is his average for the week?

Monday 7.5

Tuesday 8.5

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Wednesday 10.0

Thursday 9.5

Friday 11.0

*A. 9.3

B. 9.5

C. 9.7

D. 8.2

18. A pet store has eight dogs and cats. Three are dogs. What fraction represents the number of cats?

A. 1/4

B. 1/2

*C. 5/8

D. 3/8

19. Convert 125 km to miles.

A. 201.159 miles

B. 133.663 miles

C. 116.898 miles

*D. 77.675 miles

20. In your office, 1/8 of the 288 employees work part-time. How many are part-time?

A. 34

B. 38

*C. 36

D. 40