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1

Change 12% to a common fraction and reduce to lowest terms.

A)

^{1}/_{12}

B)

^{1}/_{4}

C)

^{5}/_{12}

D)

^{3}/_{25}

E)

^{12}/_{25}

2

Which of the following is NOT a way to find 20% of 65?

A)

65 ÷ 5

B)

65 x ^{1}/_{5}

C)

65 x 0.2

D)

65 x ^{20}/_{100}

E)

65 ÷ ^{1}/_{5}

3

9 is what percent of 36?

A)

25%

B)

20%

C)

15%

D)

10%

E)

5%

4

63 is 150% of what number?

A)

21

B)

31.5

C)

42

D)

47.25

E)

94.5

5

There are approximately 8,500 households in Pleasant Valley. According to a survey, 70 percent of the households have access to the Internet. About how many households in Pleasant Valley have Internet access?

A)

4,000 households

B)

5,000 households

C)

6,000 households

D)

7,000 households

E)

8,000 households

6

In the town of Pleasant Valley, 7,643 households have cable access. The households with cable access represent what percent of the total number of households (approximately 8,500)?

A)

75%

B)

80%

C)

85%

D)

90%

E)

95%

7

A microfiber jacket costs $89. Which of the following represents the total price in dollars including a 6% sales tax?

A)

89 x 1.06

B)

89 x 0.06

C)

89 – 1.06

D)

89 + 0.06

E)

89

8

At a one-day sale, the microfiber jacket was marked 10% off. Not including sales tax, what was the price of the jacket that day? (Remember, the original price of the jacket was $89.)

A)

$79

B)

$80.10

C)

$86

D)

$88.90

E)

$99

9

In February 2001 a car dealer sold 708 cars. In February 2002 the same dealer sold only 624 cars. The number of cars the dealer sold in February 2002 was about what percent less than the number of cars sold in February 2001?

A)

21%

B)

18%

C)

15%

D)

12%

E)

9%

10

Alice has an outstanding credit card balance of about $3,500. Her credit card company charges an annual interest rate of 19.8%. Which expression tells the amount of interest that Alice owes on her outstanding balance for one month?