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NMTA Middle Grades Math: Money & Consumer Math Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Kate is investing $1,000 and wants to double it in 8 years. What yearly, simple interest rate will she need to find?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. 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 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. As she enters college, Amy puts $500 in a savings account that earns 3.5% simple interest yearly. At the end of 4 years, how much money will be in the account?

Question 7 7. In the compound interest formula, what does the n stand for?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. 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?

Question 10 10. 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 11 11. The listed price of a dress is $59.99. If the tax is 8%, what is the total cost?

Question 12 12. A laptop's original price is $795. If it's on sale for 20% off, what is the sale price?

Question 13 13. 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?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the correct formula for compound interest?

Question 15 15. Arnold invested $7000 in his account and he had $8050 after 4 years. What was the yearly interest rate (simple interest)?

NMTA Middle Grades Math: Money & Consumer Math Chapter Exam Instructions

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