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Mathematics Test V Solution - Page 110

23. Menthol drops come in packs of 8 for $ 3.60. Butterballs come in packs of 6 for $ 2.25. Aida bought 48 pieces of candy. How many of each kind of candy did she buy, if she spent $ 19.80?

b. 3 packs of Menthol drops and 4 packs of Butterballs.

= (3 x $ 3.60) + (4 x $2.25)
= $ 10.80 + $ 9.00
= $ 19.80 * Ans.

Use the following table for questions 23 and 24.


24. How much tax is due on a taxable income of $65, 000?

Tax due = $6, 075 + 0.19 ($65,000 - $60,000)
             = $6, 075 + 0.19 ($5,000)
             = $6, 075 + $950
Tax due = $7, 025 * Ans.

25. How much tax is due on a taxable income of $55, 000?

Tax due = $3, 075 + 0.15 ($55,000 - $40,000)
             = $3, 075 + 0.15 ($15,000)
             = $3, 075 + $2,250
Tax due = $5, 325 * Ans.

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