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CAHSEE - Calculations with Ratios, Percent & Proportions: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If the campers at Camp Grilled Meat prefer hot dogs to hamburgers by a ratio of 4:3, and they need 500 hot dogs, how many hamburgers will they need?

Question 2 2. Sam works at a used car dealership, where he earns 7% commission on each sale. If he sells a car for $12,000 and another for $17,500, how much commission does Sam earn?

Question 3 3. Amy, Barry and Carter are building a fence. Together, it takes them 4 hours. If Amy worked alone, it would take her 14 hours. If Carter worked alone, it would take him 16 hours. Rounded to the nearest hour, how long would it take Barry to build the fence alone?

Question 4 4. Arnold invested $7000 in his account and he had $8050 after 4 years. What was the yearly interest rate (simple interest)?

Question 5 5. Tom deposits $2,000 into an account with an interest rate of 2.5% that is compounded quarterly. Rounding to the nearest dollar, what is the balance in Tom's account after 5 years?

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Question 6 6. George earns $12 per hour painting houses. If he works for 7 hours one day, how much does he earn?

Question 7 7. Angela invested $4000 in an account that earns 5% interest yearly (simple interest). She forgets about it for 12 years. What is the TOTAL amount of money in the account after those 12 years?

Question 8 8. A class with 28 students has 13 boys. What is the ratio of girls to boys?

Question 9 9. All of the following are equivalent to 26% EXCEPT:

Question 10 10. Adam and Kevin are roommates. Adam can clean their apartment in 45 minutes. Kevin can clean it in 60 minutes. Rounded to the nearest minute, how much time will it take if they work together?

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Question 11 11. Kate is investing $1,000 and wants to double it in 8 years. What yearly, simple interest rate will she need to find?

Question 12 12. If it takes a team of three painters to paint a 7-room house in a day, how many painters are required to paint a 14-room house in a day?

Question 13 13. Steve is trying to earn $300 in interest for a new guitar. He puts $2500 in an account that earns 2% interest yearly (simple interest). How long will it take to earn $300?

Question 14 14. What is 4% as a decimal?

Question 15 15. Mary buys a pair of jeans for $24.99, a skirt for $32.99 and a pair of shoes for $49.99. She has a coupon for 15% off the most expensive item. If the tax is 7.5%, what is the total cost?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is the correct formula for compound interest?

Question 17 17. A train travels at 60 mph for 5 hours, then slows to 50 mph for 2 hours. How many miles does it travel?

Question 18 18. An aquarium has 14 seals, 22 penguins and 4 sea turtles. What is the ratio of sea turtles to seals?

Question 19 19. One box of cereal costs $3. How many boxes can you buy with $15?

Question 20 20. A restaurant sells cheeseburgers to chicken sandwiches in a ratio of 7:2. If the restaurant sells 12 chicken sandwiches one day, how many cheeseburgers does it sell?

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Question 21 21. A car goes 825 miles on 3 tanks of gas. How far can it go on 7 tanks of gas?

Question 22 22. Suzie's Snakes and Salamanders Pet Shop has 38 snakes and 22 salamanders. If Suzie sells 9 snakes, what is the ratio of the remaining unsold to sold snakes?

Question 23 23. Calvin has twice as many dimes as nickels. If he has a total of $4, how many nickels does he have?

Question 24 24. A pair of shoes is on sale for $96. If the shoes are on sale for 20% off, what was the original price?

Question 25 25. Sam deposits $5,000 into an account with an interest rate of 3% that is compounded monthly. Rounding to the nearest dollar, what is the balance after 10 years?

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Question 26 26. Farmer John can till his field 1.5 times faster than Farmer Bob. If they work together, they can till the field in 6 hours. How long would it take Farmer John on his own?

Question 27 27. In the compound interest formula, what does the n stand for?

Question 28 28. What is 57% as a fraction?

Question 29 29. Cassie buys a box of 36 batteries for 15 dollars. Express the rate in its simplest form.

Question 30 30. Connor has seven more nickels than dimes and twice as many quarters as dimes. If he has $6.20, how many nickels does he have?

CAHSEE - Calculations with Ratios, Percent & Proportions: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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