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Lesson 4.8: Combining Percents



 1. 

Kim’s mother bought a new minivan for $27 500. The minivan decreases in value by 15% after one year. What is the value of the minivan after one year?
a.
$27 535
b.
$23 375
c.
$25 755
d.
$23 575
 

 2. 

Caleb bought a new motorboat for $15 000. The boat decreases in value by 20% after one year. What is the value of the motorboat after one year?
a.
$14 000
b.
$10 000
c.
$13 500
d.
$12 000
 

 3. 

Amanda deposited $2500 into a savings account that pays 4.5% interest per year. How much interest does Amanda earn after one year?
a.
$112.50
b.
$1125
c.
$11.25
d.
$125.10
 

 4. 

Marco deposited $5000 into a savings account that pays 5.25% interest per year. How much interest does Marco earn after one year?
a.
$26.25
b.
$2625.00
c.
$262.50
d.
$562.63
 

 5. 

What is the missing number in the following equation?
     5% of 75 + 8% of 75 = mc005-1.jpg% of 75
a.
1.3
b.
13
c.
150
d.
1.5
 

 6. 

What is the missing number in the following equation?
     7% of 480 + 8% of 480 = mc006-1.jpg% of 480
a.
15
b.
1.5
c.
150
d.
0.15
 

 7. 

The regular price of a sweater is $17.50. It is on sale for 15% off. There is no PST, but there is 5% GST. What is the final price of the sweater?
a.
$16.25
b.
$12.56
c.
$16.52
d.
$15.62
 

 8. 

The regular price for a portable DVD player is $169.99. It is on sale for $20% off. There is 7% PST and 5% GST. What is the final price of the DVD player?
a.
$125.79
b.
$175.29
c.
$152.31
d.
$195.92
 

 9. 

The regular price of an item is $500. It is increased by 12%. After a couple of weeks it is reduced by 15%. What is the new price of the item?
a.
$467
b.
$476
c.
$567
d.
$576
 

 10. 

The regular price of item is $1250. It is increased by 8%. After a couple of weeks it is reduced by 12%. What is the final price of the item with no PST and 5% GST?
a.
$1247.40
b.
$1427.40
c.
$1724.40
d.
$1274.70
 



 
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