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

Q 1: 1/6th of the crayons in a box are pastels. If 1/4 of the pastel crayons are broken, what fractional part of the box of crayons are broken pastels? 5/12 1/24 1/18

Q 2: 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 = 14, d = 6 and q = 8 n = 18, d = 8 and q = 10

Q 3: 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? 31,250 23,000 47,000

Q 4: 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. 72 82 62

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

Q 6: Mary is 60 years old now and Kim is 25 years old. In how many years will Mary be twice as old as Kim? 15 years 10 years 12 years

Q 7: Mrs. B has total of 15 students in her class. If 6 of them are boys, what fractional part of her students are girls. 3/5 2/5 5/3

Q 8: Sally earns $1800 a month and pays $450 for rent. What percent of her income goes for rent? 25% 75% 50%

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