SAMPLE PRACTICE EXAM QUESTIONS IN STUDY GUIDE 1. The LCD for the fractions 1/3, 3/4, 5/32, and 8/9 is A. 24. B. 3,072. C. 64. D. 288. 2. The sum of 1/6, 2/3, and 1/4 is A. 2/72, or 1/36. B. 4/12, or 1/3. C. 13/12, or 1 1/12. D. 11/12. 3. Express the fractions 1/2, 3/16, and 7/8 with an LCD. A. 4/8, 6/8, 14/8 B. 1/4, 3/4, 7/4 C. 8/16, 3/16, 14/16 D. 1/32, 3/32, 7/32 4. The total of 36, 78, 198, 475, and 620 is A. 1,187. B. 1,407. C. 1,731. D. 2,109. 5. If you mow 24 lawns and earn \$10.50 for each lawn, your total earnings are A. \$214.20. B. \$252.00. C. \$25.20. D. \$2,520.00. 6. Divide 969 by 26. A. 29 r 17 B. 28 r 5 C. 37 r 7 D. 32 r 6

7. You wish to mentally estimate the total cost of items that have the following prices: \$1.85, \$.98, \$3.49, \$9.78, and \$6.18. Rounding off the items to the nearest half-dollar, your estimate of the total cost of these items is A. \$22.50. B. \$23.00. C. \$22.59. D. \$22.30. 8. The quotient of 5/31 divided by 15/23, reduced to the lowest fraction, is A. 75/373. B. 115/465. C. 23/93. D. 93/23 or 4 1/23. 9. Express the fractions 3/4, 7/16, and 5/8 with the LCD. A. 24/32, 14/32, 24/32 B. 3/4, 2/4, 3/4 C. 9/16, 49/16, 36/16 D. 12/16, 7/16, 10/16 10. The total of 42, 75, 189, 301, and 728 is A. 1,335. B. 1,533. C. 2,301. D. 1,297. 11. The quotient of 794.1 divided by 7.61, expressed to two decimal places, is A. 1,043.50. B. 104.35. C. 786.49. D. 95.83. 12. The product of 8/15, 6/5, and 1/3 is A. 16/15. B. 48/15. C. 48/30. D. 16/75.

13. The number 1,563,385 rounded off to the nearest million becomes A. 1,563,400. B. 1,563,000. C. 1,600,000. D. 2,000,000. 14. The amount \$180.00 is what percent greater than \$135.00? A. 35% B. 33.33% C. 133.33% D. 75% 15. If 28% of a sum is \$100.80, what is the sum? A. \$129.02 B. \$282.24 C. \$277.78 D. \$360.00 16. Express 79.2% as a decimal. A. .792 B. 7.92 C. .0792 D. 79 17. If you grow 523 eggplants and sell 378, how many do you have left? A. 154 B. 145 C. 197 D. 901 18. You purchase a shirt for \$8.50. There is a 6% sales tax. Your total cost will be A. \$13.60 B. \$8.55 C. \$8.98 D. \$9.01 19. Subtracting 8.263 from 13.48, you obtain A. 21.743.

B. 6.815. C. 5.783. D. 5.217. 20. If you grow 738 pumpkins and sell 481, how many do you have left? A. 257 B. 481 C. 690 D. 1,209