Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation 9.1 Review 1

Q 1: Larry has 5 more nickles than quarters. How many coins does he have if the total value of his coins is $3.25? q = 20 and n = 25 q = 10 and n = 15 q = 5 and n = 20

Q 2: Tim's earnings were $24,324 last year and his wife's earnings were $22,435. What were their combined earnings? $56,559 $46,759 $76,458

Q 3: One number is 10 more than three times another. Their sum is 110. What are the numbers. 24 and 75 30 and 75 25 and 86

Q 4: A retail store sells a jacket for 75% more than the wholesale price it is charged by the manufacturer. If the store sells the jacket for $49, how much is it charged by the manufacturer.
$40 $30 $28

Q 5: Harry walked to the town at a speed of 4 miles/hr, and came back by bicycle at a speed of 12 miles/hr. The total time for to and fro journey was 5/2 hrs. Find the time taken by him to travel foot. 11.25 minutes 112.5 minutes 100.5 minutes

Q 6: A restaurant served 84 dinners one day. For every 5 dinners served, 2 were pasta. How many pasta dinners were served? 24 62 60

Q 7: If Ron paints 2/7 of a room today and 3/7 of it tomorrow, how much of the room will he have painted? 5/7 4/7 6/7

Q 8: Bob took a Math test containing 40 questions. If he answered 80% of the questions correctly, how many questions did he answered correctly. 36 35 32

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