Math Skills In The Workplace

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  • 1. 
    Which is not a math skill to know in the workplace?
    • A. 

      Knowing how to work a cash register

    • B. 

      Checking your hours that you are scheduled

    • C. 

      Understanding discounts on items

    • D. 

      All of the above are skills needed in the workplace

  • 2. 
    What is inventory?
    • A. 

      A complete list of items such as property, goods in stock, or the contents of a building.

    • B. 

      The amount of money in the register

    • C. 

      A list of items to be purchased for the company

    • D. 

      The amount of content or stock sold daily

  • 3. 
    If you work 48 hours at $8.00 an hour.  How much is your check total? 
  • 4. 
    If you worked 46 hours at $11 dollars an hour, what is your check total?
    • A. 

      $547

    • B. 

      $539

    • C. 

      $345

    • D. 

      $506

  • 5. 
    What does it mean to get paid salary?
    • A. 

      A fixed annual payment

    • B. 

      Getting paid every two weeks

    • C. 

      Being on an hourly pay scale

    • D. 

      Being under contact

  • 6. 
    What is the median of these numbers?3,13,16,3,12,8,22,16,8,6
    • A. 

      10.5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      16

  • 7. 
    If the original price is 45 dollars and it is 60% off, how much money is taken off?
    • A. 

      $23

    • B. 

      $31

    • C. 

      $27

    • D. 

      $26

  • 8. 
    If the original price is $76 dollars and it is 25% off what is the new price?
    • A. 

      $57

    • B. 

      $34

    • C. 

      $53

    • D. 

      $61

  • 9. 
    When do you have to start getting paid "time and a half?"
    • A. 

      After working 42 hours

    • B. 

      After working 35 hours

    • C. 

      After working 40 hours

    • D. 

      After working 48 hours

  • 10. 
    If your total comes up to $72.45 and you pay with $80.00 how much change should you receive? 
    • A. 

      $8.53

    • B. 

      $7.55

    • C. 

      $7.54

    • D. 

      $7.65

  • 11. 
    If your total comes up to $106.79 and you pay with $120.00 how much change should you receive?  (please remember the money symbol or it will be marked wrong)
  • 12. 
    You are a cashier at a grocery store. Your customer, David, buys a pound of bacon $1.39, one dozen eggs for $1.29, and a pound of coffee for $2.79. What is the sum total of his purchases?  (remember to use the dollar symbol or your answer will be marked wrong)
  • 13. 
    William earned $9.50 an hour. He worked 40 hours one week and received a bonus of $75.00. How much did he earn that week? (Include the dollar symbol and amount of change or answer will be marked wrong)
  • 14. 
    Reports an employee's annual wages and the amount of taxes withheld from his or her paycheck.
    • A. 

      W2 form

    • B. 

      I-9 form

    • C. 

      Criminal background form

    • D. 

      Payroll deduction form

  • 15. 
    Mark worked from 9:00am-7:30pm  how many hours did he work total?
    • A. 

      10 hours and 30 minutes

    • B. 

      12 hours and 30 minutes

    • C. 

      11 hours and 30 minutes

    • D. 

      9 hours and 30 minutes

  • 16. 
    If you have 20 people working for you on your payroll, all at 36 hours per week at $9 per hour what is the total you spend on payroll?
    • A. 

      $6,490

    • B. 

      $6,340

    • C. 

      $6,480

    • D. 

      $6,485

  • 17. 
    Danielle got to work at 9:30 in the morning. She worked a six hour day plus she took at 45 min lunch break. What time did Danielle leave work if she worked 6 hours and took a 45 min lunch? 
    • A. 

      4:15

    • B. 

      3:45

    • C. 

      5:15

    • D. 

      4:45

  • 18. 
    Mike works as a waiter in a restaurant. A couple comes in to have dinner and spend $45.00. Mike needs to add on 6% sales tax to the couple’s bill. Mike also knows they will tip 15% on the original bill. Including the tax and tip, what is the total amount of money the couple should give Mike? 
    • A. 

      $56.45

    • B. 

      $58.15

    • C. 

      $54.15

    • D. 

      $54.45

  • 19. 
    What is the current minimum wage for Virginia?
    • A. 

      $7.50

    • B. 

      $7.25

    • C. 

      $7.75

    • D. 

      $7.00

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