Name:    Math 10W Unit 1 Practice Test #4

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.

30 calculators cost \$174.00.  How much does 1 calculator cost?
 a. \$5.17 c. \$2.90 b. \$9.28 d. \$5.80

4.

Noreen is placing tile on her kitchen floor that measures 7.5 m by 4.5 m.  The tile costs \$16.15 per square metre.  How much will Noreen spend on tile?
 a. \$436.05 c. \$387.60 b. \$654.07 d. \$545.06

5.

Lucinda wants to make \$6.00 on every arrangement of flowers she sells. If it costs her \$10.00 to prepare an arrangement, by what percentage will she mark up the price?
 a. 60% c. 59% b. 70% d. 167%

6.

A video game costs \$48.99. What is the total price when you add 12% HST?
 a. \$54.87 c. \$52.42 b. \$51.44 d. \$5.88

7.

Good As New Computers purchases computers for \$325.00 each from a business upgrading its systems. Good As New then refurbishes the computers and sells them for \$422.50 each. What is the markup on the refurbished computers?
 a. 1.3% c. 30% b. 60% d. 130%

8.

A DVD player is regularly priced at \$139.00. Its sale price is \$104.25. What is the discount rate, as a percent?
 a. 25% c. 20% b. 95% d. 30%

9.

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

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.

An office supply store sells a package of 16 pens for \$4.19. Write this as a unit rate.

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.

Which is a better buy: 8 ounces of cheese for \$5.63 or 12 ounces of cheese for \$7.87?

4.

Mireille is a home electronics installer. She is ordering speaker wire for an upcoming project. She can order 8.6 m for \$31.22 or 15.2 m for \$53.81. Calculate the unit price for each option. Which is the better deal?

5.

The cost of a new sledge hammer is \$42.99. It is on sale for \$32.24. What is the discount, as a percent?