Rushville Republican

January 7, 2014

Figuring it out


Rushville Republican

---- — 1. 2.75 + .003 + .158 equals:

A. 4.36

B. 2.911

C. 0.436

D. 2.938

2. 7/20 equals

A. 0.035

B. 0.858

C. 0.35

D. 3.5

3. Which of the following is the least?

A. 0.105

B. 0.501

C. 0.015

D. 0.15

4. A soccer team played 160 games and won 65 percent of them. How many games did it win?

A. 94

B. 104

C. 114

D. 12

5. If 5t + 2 equals 6, then t equals:

A. 8

B. 5/4

C. 4/5

D. -8

6. 32 is 40 percent of what number?

A. 12.8

B. 128

C. 80

D. 800

7. Three of four numbers have the sum of 22. If the average of the four numbers is 8, what is the fourth number?

A. 4

B. 6

C. 8

D. 10

8. Jen wants to tile the floor of her kitchen. The floor is rectangular and measures 12 feet by 8 feet. If it costs $2.50 per square foot for the materials, what is the total cost of the materials for tiling the kitchen floor?

A. $160

B. $200

C. $220

D. $240

9. An apartment building contains 12 units consisting of one- and two-bedroom apartments that rent for $360 and $450 per month, respectively. When all units are rented, the total monthly rental is $4,950. What is the number of two-bedroom apartments?

A. 3

B. 4

C. 5

D. 6

E. 7

10. One ordering of the letters T, U, V and W from left to right is UTVW. What is the total number of orderings of these letters from left to right, including UTVW?

A. 8

B. 12

C. 16

D. 20

E. 24

Answers: 1. B; 2. C; 3. C; 4. B; 5. C; 6. C; 7. D; 8. D; 9. E; 10. E