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

Q 1: 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=500, rent=1250, cloths=225 food=600, rent=1250, cloths=125 food=600, rent=1000, cloths=325

Q 2: John is 35 years old and his son 7 years now. In how many years will the son be half as old as his father. 21 15 24

Q 3: 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? 110 140 60 120

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

Q 5: Jack buys a stock for $100. The stock price increases 10%. It then decreased by 10%. What is the price of the stock now? 101 100 99

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

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, $26,250, and $31,500 respectively $11,000, $31,250, and $36,500 respectively $21,000, $31,500, and $26,250 respectively

Q 8: 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? 117,000 127,000 113,000

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