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Unformatted text preview: ill be the total price for the coat, including tax? (A) $320 (B) $4032 (C) $4320 (D) $4500 (E) $500 www.petersons.com 96 Chapter 6 RETEST Work out each problem. Circle the letter that appears before your answer. 1. A TV sells for $121. What was the cost if the profit is 10% of the cost? (A) $110 (B) $108.90 (C) $120 (D) $116 (E) $111.11 Green’s Sport Shop offers its salespeople an annual salary of $10,000 plus a 6% commission on all sales above $20,000. Every employee receives a Christmas bonus of $500. What are Mr. Cahn’s total earnings in a year in which his sales amounted to $160,000? (A) $18,900 (B) $18,400 (C) $19,600 (D) $20,100 (E) $8900 A car dealer purchased 40 new cars at $6500 each. He sold 40% of them at $8000 each and the rest at $9000 each. What was his total profit? (A) $24,000 (B) $60,000 (C) $84,000 (D) $344,000 (E) $260,000 Mr. Adams’ income rose from $20,000 one year to $23,000 the following year. What was the percent of increase? (A) 3% (B) 12% (C) 15% (D) 13% (E) 87% The enrollment at Walden School is 1400. If 20% of the students study French, 25% study Spanish, 10% study Italian, 15% study German, and the rest study no language, how many students do not study a language, assuming each student may study only one language? (A) 30 (B) 42 (C) 560 (D) 280 (E) 420 6. How much money is saved by buying a car priced at $6000 with a single discount of 15% rather than buying the same car with a discount of 10% then 5%? (A) $51.30 (B) $30 (C) $780 (D) $87 (E) $900 At the Acme Cement Company, employees contribute to a welfare fund at the rate of 4% of the first $1000 earned, 3% of the next $1000, 2% of the next $1000, and 1% of any additional income. What will Mr. Morris contribute in a year in which he earns $20,000? (A) $290 (B) $200 (C) $90 (D) $260 (E) $240 A salesman receives a commission of c% on a sale of D dollars. Find his commission. (A) cD (B) (C) (D) (E) 9. cD 100 2. 7. 3. 8. 100cD c 100 D 100c D 4. 5. John buys a tape player for $54 after receiving a discount of 10%...
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