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Mathematics Test V Solution - Page 111

26. Anabelle paid $ 19, 675 tax. If x was her income, which of the following  statements is TRUE?

b. $ 19, 675 tax due belongs to this range * Ans.

Over $ 100, 000 but not over $ 250, 000
$ 13, 675 + 24% of excess over $ 100, 000

therefore, Anabelle's income is between $ 100,000 and $ 250,000

27. Mang Pablo decided to keep a record of the money he collects from his newspaper route. Using the information given, how much money does Mang Pablo collect in the month of February? (Note : Assume that February has 28 days and the February 1 was on a Sunday).

DELIVERY
WEEKLY
RATE
NUMBER OF
CUSTOMERS
INCOME
Daily Except Sunday
$ 42
x
75
$ 3, 150
Sunday Only
$ 10
x
60
$ 600
all week
(daily and Sunday)
$ 52
x
120
$ 6, 240

* Ans - Total $ 9, 990

28. If 10 soldiers can survive for 12 days in 15 packs of rations, how many packs will be needed for 8 men to survive for 18 days?

Let N - be the number of packs

       N packs        ----->        15 packs       ---> N =       15     x (8 x 18) packs
8 men x 18 days              10 men x 12 days           10 x 12

N = 18 packs * Ans.

29. If it takes Victor twice as long to earn $ 600 as it takes Warnen to earn $ 400, what is the ratio of Victor's per day to Warnen's pay per day?

Warnen earns 400 in x days
Victor earns 600 in 2x days
Therefore he earns 300 in 2x days

The ratio of Victor's pay to
Warnen's pay in x days is 400 : 300 or 4 : 3 * Ans

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