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Mathematics Test II Solution - Page 73

18. A bookstore sells two kind of MSA Reviewer Books. "College Admission Test Reviewer (CATR)" and High School Entrance Test Reviewer (HSETR)". If it sells the CATR which yield a profit of $62.00 per book, and it can sell 300 books in a month. It sells the HSETR at a profit of $50.50 per book and it can sell 350 books in one month. Which type of book will yield more profit per month, and by how much?

CATR

Profit =  $62  x 300 books
            book

         = $18,600

HSETR


Profit =  $50.50  x 300 books
               book


         = $17,675

Difference in Profit = $18,600 - $17,675
                             = $925 *Ans.

therefore the CATR yield $925 more profit than the HSETR

19. Mr. Jose Suobiron inherited 5/8 of his father's estate. He sold 2/5 of his share. What part of the entire estate did he sell?

Let x - represents the whole state.

 5 x - is the share of Mr. Suobiron
 8

N = part of the estate that he sold

N =  5  x  2 
        8      5

    = 10 / 40

    = 1/4 of the estate was sold by Mr. Suobiron *Ans.

20. 13 and 1/3 ounces is what part of a pound?

16 OUNCES = 1 POUND

= 13  1  ounces x  1 pound 
         3                  ounces

=  40  x  1  pounds
     3      16

= 5 / 6 pounds *Ans.


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