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

Q 1: The population of a city increased from 120,000 to 150,000. What percent does this increase represent? 30% 45% 25%

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. 15 24 21

Q 3: 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

Q 4: Sum of angles in a triangle is 180 degrees. If the angles are in the ratio 3:2:1, find the three angles. 80, 60, 40 degrees respectively 90, 60, 30 degrees respectively 60, 30, 90 degrees respectively

Q 5: 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? 60 120 110 140

Q 6: 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. $11,000, $31,250, and $36,500 respectively $21,000, $31,500, and $26,250 respectively $21,000, $26,250, and $31,500 respectively

Q 7: Jill has a coupon of 10% off the price of a game. If she pays $3.60 for the game using the coupon, what was the original price of the game? $3.50 $3.96 $4.00

Q 8: 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=600, rent=1250, cloths=125 food=500, rent=1250, cloths=225 food=600, rent=1000, cloths=325

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