# Quiz 3: Decimals

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A proper fraction is converted to a decimal equivalent by dividing the denominator into the numerator.

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When multiplying decimals, you should disregard the decimals and multiply the whole numbers. In the product, the total of the decimal places from the multiplier and multiplicand is inserted into the product, starting at the left and counting in the number of places to the right.

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A.J. Ryan bought 500 shares of Google at $364.55 per share. Assuming no commission, what did Ryan spend?
A)$128,275
B)$145,820
C)$154,820
D)$182,275
E)None of these

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Roast beef at Albertson's was $4.225 per pound. At Shop and Stop it was $3.881 per pound. How much cheaper is Stop and Shop per pound?
A)$.344
B)$.0344
C)$.00344
D)$1.344
E)None of these

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Q 22Q 22

Lester Moy bought two new Michelin Tires for his car at $99.55 per tire. He was also charged $4.95 per tire for mounting, $2.65 per tire for valves, and $3.99 per tire for balancing. What was Lester's final bill?
A)$199.10
B)$208.10
C)$213.30
D)$222.28
E)None of these

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Q 23Q 23

Pumpkins at a local farm sell for $.49 per pound. Jim Ring spent $73.50. How many pounds of pumpkins were purchased?
A)100
B)150
C)510
D)110
E)None of these

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Q 24Q 24

Jeff Jones has locked in an oil delivery price of $1.95 per gallon. His tank holds 210 gallons. If Jeff has six fill-ups during the winter, what will be his total cost?
A)$2,457
B)$2,547
C)$4,095
D)$2,047.50
E)None of these

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Q 25Q 25

North Shore Community College reimburses faculty members $.298 cents per mile to go to a workshop. Professor Wales submitted her travel log for a total of 650.11 miles. What reimbursement can Professor Wales expect? (Round to the nearest cent.)
A)$193.70
B)$193.71
C)$193.72
D)$193.73
E)None of these

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Q 26Q 26

The Weather Channel reported that normal snowfall is 138.44 inches for Lexington County. This winter the following snowfall occurred: How much was the snowfall below normal?
A)22.682 inches
B)23.682 inches
C)26.682 inches
D)25.682 inches
E)None of these

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Q 27Q 27

Dave Adams bought season tickets for the Boston Celtics. The cost was $1,300.11. The package included 30 home games. What is the average price of the tickets per game? Round to the nearest cent.
A)$43.30
B)$43.34
C)$44.44
D)$43.37
E)None of these

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Printed pencils cost $.33 1/3 each for an order of 18,000 pencils. On Monday Jim Co. placed an order for 18,000 pencils. What is the exact cost of the pencils for Jim Co.? Be sure to use the fractional equivalent in your calculation.
A)$5,940
B)$5,994
C)$5,999.40
D)$6,000
E)None of these

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If Jan sells 2,500 glow sticks on the Fourth of July at $1.99 each, what will her total profit be if each stick cost her $.88?
A)$2,757
B)$3,000
C)$2,775
D)$20,757
E)None of these

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The average pay of employees is $399.44 per week at a local True Value Hardware store. Jay Miller earns $411.11 per week. How much is Jay's pay over the average?
A)$16.17
B)$17.16
C)$11.76
D)$11.67
E)None of these

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Joyce went to Lowes to buy carpeting. She will need 88.4 sq. yards for downstairs, 15.1 sq. yards for the halls, and 177.18 sq. yards for the upstairs bedrooms. She chose a commercial carpet that costs $18.11 per sq. yard. Joyce ordered foam padding at $3.25 per sq. yard. The installers quoted Joyce a labor cost of $4.25 per sq. yard for installation. What will the total job cost Joyce?
A)$8,871.21
B)$8,781.21
C)$7,188.21
D)$7,88.21
E)None of these

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Abby is touring China for four days. The car rental is $38.15 per day plus 12 1/2 cents per mile. If Abby drives 380.5 miles, how much does she owe the rental company?
A)$152.60
B)$200.16
C)$475.56
D)$201.16
E)None of these

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B. Brady signed a new basketball contract for the year for $1,005,000. Assuming a schedule of 13 games, what are his earnings per game?
A)$73,707.69
B)$63,707.69
C)$79,307.69
D)$77,307.69
E)None of these

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Mike Roland traveled 10,850 miles. His Ford truck averaged 16 miles per gallon. Assuming a gallon of gas cost $2.10, what was Mike's gasoline cost for the trip?
A)$1,404.06
B)$1,400.06
C)$1,442.06
D)$1,444.06
E)None of these

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Q 35Q 35

Nancy Billows bought 150 shares of NBC Universal stock at $22.885 per share. Her broker charged her $22.05 for the brokerage commission. What is the average cost per share (include brokerage fee) to the nearest cent?
A)$23.03
B)$20.03
C)$32.03
D)$33.02
E)None of these

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Q 36Q 36

Last week Alice Roe earned wages of $459.82. Payroll deductions included Social Security for $33.19 and federal income tax of $82.91. What is Alice's net pay?
A)$426.63
B)$343.27
C)$462.36
D)$343.72
E)None of these

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Q 37Q 37

Melvin Small typed 485 business letters. The cost of writing these letters was estimated to be $3,455.25. What was the average cost of a letter to the nearest cent?
A)$7.13
B)$7.11
C)$7.12
D)$7.14
E)None of these

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Q 38Q 38

Jill traveled to Canada and bought a new lamp for $460. In U.S. dollars (to the nearest cent) this is equivalent to:
A)$366.57
B)$577.25
C)$517.77
D)$480.66
E)None of these

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Norm's electric bill for December 2013 was $149.32. In 2014 the electric bill was $194.31. Next year Norm expects the bill to be the 2013 amount plus $25.00 more than the difference between 2013 and 2014. What is the new bill expected to be?
A)$44.99
B)$194.31
C)$219.31
D)$69.99
E)None of these

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Jim sells college textbooks. To date Jim has sold $141,002 worth of textbooks. His sales quota is $194,159. Tomorrow he expects to sell $15,005 worth of textbooks to B College. His last stop will be Munroe College. What must he sell there to meet his quota?
A)$38,152
B)$38,251
C)$53,157
D)$53,175
E)None of these

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Facebook's initial IPO was $38 per share. Arianna purchased 616 shares. Assuming a cost of $7.00 to purchase the 616 shares, what was Arianna's total cost?
A)$23,415
B)$22,514
C)$23,408
D)$20,000
E)None of these

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Q 42Q 42

On December 10, 1999, Apple Computers' stock was valued at $615 billion; Microsoft's stock was valued in that quarter at $271 billion. How much more value is Apple's stock at its peak over Microsoft?
A)$886 billion
B)$400 billion
C)$304 billion
D)$344 billion
E)None of these

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Q 43Q 43

Best Buy sold 638 iPads during the month of May for a total, including tax, of $296,963.48; what was the average cost to the consumer?
A)$465.46
B)$465.00
C)$464.99
D)$470.00
E)None of these

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Q 44Q 44

In 2010, America's Healthcare cost $14,009 per family. Assuming a growth rate of 8.5% a year with a forecasted cost of $21,065 in 2015, how much more will a family pay in 2015?
A)$35,074
B)$16,492
C)$17,894
D)$7,056
E)None of these

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Q 45Q 45

During the great recession that began in January 2008, average weekly claims for unemployment were 420,000. The normal weekly average during full employment is 122,000. How many more people were filing for unemployment in January 2008?
A)298,000
B)542,000
C)288,000
D)400,000
E)None of these

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Mel Doane is taking his office staff out to lunch. He has left on his credit card a spending limit of $99.50. If the total meal includes two fruit cups, two onion soups, two veal, two roast beef, three coffees, and one soft drink, will Mel be able to use the card? (Disregard tip plus tax.) If so, how much more charging will Mel be allowed before hitting his credit limit?

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Total the following:
Six hundred sixty-eight and eight hundred one thousandths
Twelve and forty-nine hundredths
Three and four thousandths
Fifty-one hundredths
Three hundred ten and four tenths

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The average weekly pay at Wendy's is $412.88. Bill Long earns $485.11. How much is Bill over the average?

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Pete Smith bought two new car tires from Firestone for $89.95 per tire. Firestone charged Pete $3.25 per tire for mounting, $2.60 per tire for valves, and $3.80 per tire for balancing. What is Pete's final bill?

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The price of deli cuts was $2.255 per pound at Bill's Market. Bob's Market advertises the same deli cuts for $1.999. How much cheaper is Bob's Market per pound? (Round answer to nearest cent.)

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John Dorfman bought two new tires for his car at $62.99 per tire. He was also charged $2.95 per tire for mounting, $2.65 per tire for valves, and $3.10 per tire for balancing. What was John's final bill?

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If Bill sells 491,010 kites at $2.95 each, what will his total profit be if each kite cost him $1.98?

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The cost of a plant is $25.95 for the florist. He purchases 300 of these hanging plants. What is the total cost to the florist?

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