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

Q 1: 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. 112.5 minutes 11.25 minutes 100.5 minutes

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

Q 3: The ten's digit of a two digit number exceeds the unit's digit by 4. The sum of the digits is 10. Find the number. 55 73 51

Q 4: 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 5: In Detroit, Michigan, the temperature was -15° F in the morning. If the temperature dropped another 10° F, what is the temperature now? -25° F 5° F 25° F -20° F

Q 6: One number is 10 more than three times another. Their sum is 110. What are the numbers. 30 and 75 24 and 75 25 and 86

Q 7: 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.
$28 $40 $30

Q 8: Larry has 5 more nickles than quarters. How many coins does he have if the total value of his coins is $3.25? q = 5 and n = 20 q = 10 and n = 15 q = 20 and n = 25

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