Q 1 : Harry received four times as many votes as his only opponent in the school election. If his opponent received 40 votes, what is the total number of votes that were cast (Hint: Henry received 4/(4+1) =4/5 of the votes and his opponent received 1/(4+1) = 1/5 of the votes. Let the total number of votes be x. Opponent received 40 votes, so 1/5 of votes were of his opponent, the equation is (1/5)x=40, Therefore x =_____) 200 160 80
Q 2 : Sid spent $20 on a trading card game. If 1/5 of his money is left. What is the amount he had in the beginning? $30 $20 $25
Q 3 : Aron has 4 times as many pencils as Greg. If Greg has 80 pencils, what is the total number of pencils that both have? 360 400 320
Q 4 : Greg spent $80 for games. If this is 4/5 of the amount his dad gave him. What is the total amount his dad gave? $100 $145 $160
Q 5 : 14 students show up for baseball practice on Tuesday. If this represents 7/8 of the baseball team, what is the total number of students on the team. 20 15 16
Q 6 : George has an MP3 player. He only has room for 600 more minutes of music left on it. If he has filled it to 4/5 of its capacity, what is the total number of minutes of music that it can hold? (Hint: Let the total number of minutes of music on MP3 player be x. Since it is filled to 4/5 of its capacity, it has 1-4/5 of its capacity. This translates to (1/5)x. This is equal to 600 minutes, so the equation is (1/5)x = 600. Therefore x = ____) 1,200 3,000 1,800
Q 7 : Harry used 260 minutes on his cell phone. If he has 12/25 of the minutes on his monthly plan limit left, what is the total number of minutes in his monthly plan limit? (Hint: Let the total number of minutes on the plan be x. Since Harry has 12/25 of the minutes left, he has used 1 - 12/25 = 13/25 of them. This translates to (13/25)x. This is equal to 260 minutes so the equation is (13/25)x = 260. Therefore x=___) 540 600 500
Q 8 : Fred has a discount coupon off for one merchandise in a department store. He pays 2/3rd of the ticket price of the item. If he bought a Jacket for $40, what was its ticket price. (Assuming no sales tax)
$45 $60 $50
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