Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation 9.2 Review 2

Q 1: Contributions to a charity totaled $120,00 last year. The contributions decreased by 7% this year. What was the total amount of contributions made to the charity this year? 117,000 113,000 127,000

Q 2: Jack buys a stock for $100. The stock price increases 10%. It then decreased by 10%. What is the price of the stock now? 99 101 100

Q 3: The amount Kim spends for food, rent, and clothing are in the ratio 4:10:2. An average of $2000 per month are spent each month on these three items. What is spent on each item in a month? food=600, rent=1000, cloths=325 food=500, rent=1250, cloths=225 food=600, rent=1250, cloths=125

Q 4: The population of a city increased from 120,000 to 150,000. What percent does this increase represent? 45% 30% 25%

Q 5: Sum of angles in a triangle is 180 degrees. If the angles are in the ratio 3:2:1, find the three angles. 60, 30, 90 degrees respectively 90, 60, 30 degrees respectively 80, 60, 40 degrees respectively

Q 6: Find the three consecutive integers such that three times the largest is 9 less than four times the smallest. 21,22,23 11,12,13 15,16,17

Q 7: Three persons A, B, and C started a business with a total capital of $78,750. Their contributions are in the ratio 4:5:6, find the amount contributed by each person. $21,000, $31,500, and $26,250 respectively $11,000, $31,250, and $36,500 respectively $21,000, $26,250, and $31,500 respectively

Q 8: George wished to buy some crackers. If he gave 2 crackers or 3 crackers or 4 crackers or 5 crackers to each of his friends, he is left with no crackers. What is the least number of crackers he must purchase? 60 140 120 110

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