Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation 9.3 Review 3

Q 1: The average attendance at a baseball game this year was 35,000 people. This was an increase of 12% from last year. What was the average attendance at a baseball game last year? 23,000 31,250 47,000

Q 2: Sally earns $1800 a month and pays $450 for rent. What percent of her income goes for rent? 75% 50% 25%

Q 3: Nancy has $4.20 in nickels, dimes, and quarters. There are 2 fewer dimes than quarters, and as many nickels as the sum of the dimes and quarters, how many of each coin is there? n = 15, d = 8 and q = 7 n = 18, d = 8 and q = 10 n = 14, d = 6 and q = 8

Q 4: Mary is 60 years old now and Kim is 25 years old. In how many years will Mary be twice as old as Kim? 10 years 15 years 12 years

Q 5: In a two-digit number, the unit is 5 less than the ten's digit. The whole number is 8 times the sum of the digits. Find the number. 62 72 82

Q 6: Elma bought a fabric 43 1/8 yards long. She purchased 22 5/8 yards more. How many yards does she have altogether? 65 1/4 65 3/4 65 1/2

Q 7: Divide $1215 between Sue, Jack, and Don such that Sue gets double that of Jack and Jack gets three times that of Don. $680, $370.20, and $141.50 $729, $346.50, and $121.50 $720, $340.50, and $181.50

Q 8: Greg has 10 bills in his wallet. He has a total of $40. If he has one more $5 bill than$10 bill, and two more $1 bills than $5 bills. How many of each kind does he have. 1 ten dollar bills, 5 five dollar bills and 5 one dollar bills 2 ten dollar bills, 3 five dollar bills and 5 one dollar bills 3 ten dollar bills, 4 five dollar bills and 3 one dollar bills

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