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Unformatted text preview: appears before your answer. 1. Express the number of days in w weeks and w days. (A) 7w2 (B) 8w (C) 7w (D) 7 + 2w (E) w2 The charge on the Newport Ferrry is D dollars for the car and driver and m cents for each additional passenger. Find the charge, in dollars, for a car containing four people. (A) D + .03m (B) D + 3m (C) D + 4m (D) D + 300m (E) D + 400m If g gallons of gasoline cost m dollars, express the cost of r gallons. (A) (B) (C) (D) (E)
mr g rg m 4. How many quarters are equivalent to n nickels and d dimes? (A) 5n + 10d (B) 25n + 50d (C) (D) (E)
n+d 25 25n + 25d
n + 2d 5 2. 5. 3. A salesman earns a base salary of $100 per week plus a 5% commission on all sales over $500. Find his total earnings in a week in which he sells r dollars worth of merchandise, with r being greater than 500. (A) 125 + .05r (B) 75 + .05r (C) 125r (D) 100 + .05r (E) 100 – .05r rmg
mg r m rg www.petersons.com Literal Expressions 137 RETEST
Work out each problem. Circle the letter that appears before your answer. 1. If a school consists of b boys, g girls, and t teachers, represent the number of students in each class if each class contains the same number of students. (Assume that there is one teacher per class.) (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) 2.
b+g t 4. In a group of m men, b men earn D dollars per week and the rest earn half that amount each. Represent the total number of dollars paid to these men in a week. (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) bD + b – m
1 D(b + m) 2 3 bD + mD 2 3 D(b + m) 2 1 bD + mD 2 t(b + g)
b +g t bt + g
bg t 5. Represent the total cost, in cents, of b books at D dollars each and r books at c cents each. (A) (B) (C) (D) (E)
bD + rc 100 bD + rc 100 Ken bought d dozen roses for r dollars. Represent the cost of one rose. (A) (B) (C) (D)
r d d r 12d r 12r d r 12d 100bD + rc bD + 100rc
bD + rc 100 (E) 6. 3. Represent the number of feet in y yards, f feet, and i inches. (A) (B) (C) (D) (E)
y + f + 12i 3 y i +f+ 3 12 3y + f + i 3y + f +
i 12 The cost of mailing a package is c cents for the f...
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This note was uploaded on 08/15/2010 for the course MATH a4d4 taught by Professor Colon during the Spring '10 term at Embry-Riddle FL/AZ.
- Spring '10