Name:    Math 10W Unit 1 Practice Test #3

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1.

A dirt bike with a 2-stroke engine requires 15 L of gas to be mixed with 1.5 L of oil. How much oil will you need to mix with 25 L of gas to fill up your dirt bike? Round to 1 decimal place.
 a. 250.0 L of oil c. 0.9 L of oil b. 2.5 L of oil d. 3.0 L of oil

2.

Athena  runs the 1500 m race in 4 minutes and 40 seconds. If her pace stays the same, how long will it take her to run 5 km? Round to 2 decimal places.
 a. 15.56 minutes c. 12.45 minutes b. 17.12 minutes d. 18.67 minutes

3.

Which of the following packages of deli meats has the lowest unit price?

 i) \$1.89/100 g ii) \$4.80/250 g iii) \$5.97/300 g iv) \$3.34/157 g
 a. i) c. iii) b. ii) d. iv)

4.

What is the difference in price per unit between chicken sold at \$23.24/kg and turkey sold at \$5.17/250 g?
 a. \$3.07 c. \$2.56 b. \$0.11 d. \$2.05

5.

Because the cost of ingredients has gone up, Anders has decided to increase the cost of food at his Edmonton café by 11%.  How much will a customer pay for a sandwich that used to cost \$6.49?  Include 5% GST.
 a. \$7.56 c. \$6.81 b. \$7.20 d. \$9.08

6.

Kylee wants to buy a new leather jacket. Three stores have sales on the same jacket. The jacket regularly costs \$250.00. Kylee lives in Manitoba, so she will have to pay 5% GST and 7% PST.

The three stores are having the following sales:

 Store A All jackets 18% off! Store B All jackets \$42.50 off! Store C Don’t pay the tax!

Which store is offering the biggest discount?
 a. Store A c. Store C b. Store B d. All the same discount

7.

The regular price of honey ham at a the grocery deli is \$2.39/100 g. If the ham is on sale for 25% off, what is the cost of 275 g?
 a. \$6.16 c. \$6.23 b. \$3.70 d. \$4.93

8.

The regular price of a sofa is \$719.99, but it is on sale for 40% off. What will the customer pay if the sofa is sold in Yellowknife, NWT, where tax is 5% GST?
 a. \$453.59 c. \$431.99 b. \$562.46 d. \$755.99

9.

If Linda purchased 10 820 Thailand bhat for \$380.00 CAD, what was the bank’s selling rate?
 a. 0.028096 c. 0.03512 b. 28.4737 d. 0.05268

10.

The bank’s selling rate for Kenyan shillings is 0.017300 and the buying rate is 0.012510. How many shillings would you get for \$150.00 CAD?
 a. 6.26 shillings c. 8670.52 shillings b. 8.65 shillings d. 39 968.03 shillings

1.

Many big screen TVs have an aspect ratio of 16:9. This means that for every 16 inches of width, the TV will be 9 inches high. Calculate the height of a TV that is 27 inches wide.

2.

One type of fabric costs \$8.78 for 1 m of fabric and another costs \$42.25 for 5 m of fabric. Which fabric has the lower cost per metre?

3.

The price of a new sofa is \$1209.00. Calculate the cost including PST (if applicable) and GST if the sofa is bought in Alberta.

 Tax Rates PST GST Alberta 0% 5% British Columbia HST 12% Manitoba 7% 5% Northwest Territories 0% 5% Nunavut 0% 5% Saskatchewan 5% 5% Yukon 0% 5%

4.

The cost of purchasing ceiling fans at a wholesaler depends on the number you buy:

If you buy fewer than 5 fans, they cost the regular price of \$179.99 each.