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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

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Mathematics Test V - Page 56

_________37. If jackfruits are twice as expensive as watermelons, and watermelons are one-third as expensive as durians. What is the ratio of the price of one jackfruit to one durian?
  1. 3 : 2
  2. 2 : 3
  3. 6 : 1
  4. 1 : 6
_________38. A retailer buys a pack of sugar from Uniwide Sales for $459. He then marks up the price by 1/3 and sells it at a discount of 16 and 2/3 %. What was his profit in this item?
  1. $ 153
  2. $ 102
  3. $ 26.50
  4. $ 51.00
_________39. Forrest Gamp walks down the road for 30 minutes at a rate of 3 mph. He waits 10 minutes for a bus, which brings him back to his starting point at 4 : 25. If he began his walk at 3:35 the same afternoon, what was the average speed on the bus?
  1. 3 mph
  2. 4.5 mph
  3. 7.5 mph
  4. 9 mph
_________40. Miss Felisa Gascon had $ 2 million to invest. She invested part of it at 4% a year and the remainder at 5% per year. After one year she earned $ 95, 000 in interest. How much of the original investment was placed at 5% rate?
  1. $ 900,000
  2. $ 1,250,000
  3. $ 1,500,000
  4. $ 1,600,000
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