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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

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Mathematics Test V - Page 54

Use the following table for the question 30 to 32.

TYPE OF VEHICLE - COST OF FUEL FOR 100 - KM TRIP
car - $ 500 truck - $ 2, 000
motorcycle - $ 175 airplane - $ 3, 000
bus - $ 875

__________30. What is the cost of fuel for a 120-km trip by car?
  1. $ 400
  2. $ 480
  3. $ 520
  4. $ 600
__________31. If the total wages of a bus driver for 100-km trip is $ 970, and the only cost for a bus are the fuel and the driver's wage. How much should a bus company charge to charter a bus with a driver for a 200-km trip in order to obtain 50% more than the cost?
  1. $ 2, 330
  2. $ 5, 535
  3. $ 2, 720
  4. $ 2, 767.50
__________32. If 5 buses, 9 cars, 4 motorcycles make a 100-km trip. What is the average fuel cost per vehicle?
  1. $ 521.94
  2. $ 526.67
  3. $ 531.94
  4. $ 516.67
__________33. A store owner bought 2 dozen cans of corned beef at $ 30 each. He sold two-thirds of them at 25% profit but was forced to take a 30% loss on the rest. What was his total profit (or loss) on the item?
  1. a loss of $ 48
  2. a gain of $ 48
  3. no gain or loss
  4. gain of $ 4
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