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- 1.Last year, a school spent $8,300 for office equipment. This year, it will spend 5% less. How much will it spend this year?
- A.
$7,885

- B.
$7,737

- C.
$6,640

- D.
$6,690

- 2.A former assistant manager was demoted to sales clerk. His pay was cut from $8.04 per hour to $4.02 per hour. What was the percent decrease?
- A.
50%

- B.
100%

- C.
200%

- D.
500%

- 3.Professor Pearbaum asked for volunteers for a psychological experiment. Twelve students stepped forward. The professor chose the third through ninth students. How many volunteers did he choose?
- A.
5

- B.
6

- C.
7

- D.
8

- 4.Bruce Springsteen was born on September 23, 1949. What birthday will he celebrate in the year 2016?
- A.
57th

- B.
67th

- C.
68th

- D.
66th

- 5.One out of 12 students at Chapel Hill is female. What is the female percentile?
- A.
6%

- B.
8%

- C.
10%

- D.
0.1%

- 6.A spelling and grammar test was taken by 217 students. 37 students failed. What percent of students passed?
- A.
13%

- B.
17%

- C.
83%

- D.
82%

- 7.The Posner Institute's budget for computer programs jumped from $5,500 to $7,300. By what percent did it increase?
- A.
24.7%

- B.
32.7%

- C.
16.4%

- D.
75.3%

- 8.If it is Midnight in Los Angeles, California, what time is it in Tampa, Florida?
- A.
8:00 PM

- B.
9:00 PM

- C.
4:00 AM

- D.
3:00 AM

- 9.Reporters at the Grandville Gazette earn the following salaries: $10,000 $12,500 $5,890 $16,453 $14,000 What is the median salary?
- A.
$10,000

- B.
$12,500

- C.
$11,500

- D.
None of the above

- 10.The Westerville police force has 693 patrol officers. That is 5 percent more than it had in 1982. How many patrol officers did it have in 1982?
- A.
658

- B.
555

- C.
503

- D.
660

- 11.What is the greatest common factor of the following numbers? 18 24 30
- A.
2

- B.
3

- C.
4

- D.
6

- E.
12

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