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NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Rates & Ratios Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Emily can rake her lawn in 5 hours. Andrew can rake the same lawn in 8 hours. Rounded to the nearest hour, how long will the job take if they work together?

Question 2 2. A shirt was originally $35 and is now 25% off. What is the sale price?

Question 3 3. In the compound interest formula, what does the n stand for?

Question 4 4. A soccer team played 47 games and won 33. Rounding to the nearest whole number, what percent of its games did the team win?

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. The price of an airline ticket rose from $300 to $350. What is the percent increase, rounded to the nearest whole number?

Question 7 7. 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?

Question 8 8. Calvin has twice as many dimes as nickels. If he has a total of $4, how many nickels does he have?

Question 9 9. If a car drives at 60 miles per hour for 4 hours, how far will it go?

Question 10 10. George earns $12 per hour painting houses. If he works for 7 hours one day, how much does he earn?

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Question 11 11. Cassie buys a box of 36 batteries for 15 dollars. Express the rate in its simplest form.

Question 12 12. Becky deposits $12,000 into an account with an interest rate of 7% that is compounded monthly. Rounding to the nearest dollar, what is the balance after 7 years?

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. If a class has 12 boys and 15 girls, what percent of the students are girls? Round your answer to the nearest whole number.

Question 15 15. Philip is buying a video game that normally costs $85. It's on sale for 25% off. He has a coupon that will save him an extra 10% off the sale price. What is the cost he'll pay?

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Question 16 16. Angela uses a coupon for 15% off her order at the Burger Shack. If she orders a $3.50 burger, $2 fries and a $1.50 lemonade, how much will she save?

Question 17 17. At a birthday party, there are 7 boys and 5 girls. What percent of the kids are boys, rounding to the nearest tenth of a percent?

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

Question 20 20. If the sun shines 300 days in a year, approximately what percent of the days is it sunny?

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Question 21 21. What is 4% as a decimal?

Question 22 22. At meetings of the Rough Wood Handlers Organization, every member suffers from 7 splinters. How many splinters will there be when 11 members attend?

Question 23 23. Arnold invested $7000 in his account and he had $8050 after 4 years. What was the yearly interest rate (simple interest)?

Question 24 24. 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 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. A car goes 825 miles on 3 tanks of gas. How far can it go on 7 tanks of gas?

Question 27 27. Kate is investing $1,000 and wants to double it in 8 years. What yearly, simple interest rate will she need to find?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. How long will it take a car traveling at 32 mph to go 128 miles?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is the correct formula for compound interest?

NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Rates & Ratios 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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