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Question : 46) The Smale family paid 30% of the purchase price : 2163400

Solve. Round to the nearest tenth, if necessary.

46) The Smale family paid 30% of the purchase price of a $162,000 home as a down payment. Determine the amount of the down payment.

A) $4860

B) $5400

C) $486

D) $48,600

47) 40% of the students in a school are female. If there are 135 students altogether, how many students are female?

A) 338 students

B) 30 students

C) 81 students

D) 54 students

48) Last year, Kiara bought a share of stock for $23.40. She was paid a dividend of $7.02. Determine what percent of the stock price is the dividend.

A) 3.3%

B) 3%

C) 30%

D) 70%

49) In a recent survey of 480 people, 24 said that their favorite color of car was white. What percent of the people surveyed liked white cars?

A) 6%

B) 5%

C) 20%

D) 21%

50) The enrollment at a local college increased by 12% over last year's enrollment of 3600. Find the current enrollment.

A) 3612 students

B) 432 students

C) 4032 students

D) 7920 students

51) The enrollment at a local college decreased by 5% over last year's enrollment of 2200. Find the decrease in enrollment.

A) 2090 students

B) 2310 students

C) 110 students

D) 1100 students

52) The enrollment at a local college decreased by 11% over last year's enrollment of 1000. Find the current enrollment.

A) 890 students

B) 110 students

C) 1110 students

D) 989 students

53) A union contract calls for a 4.3% salary increase for all employees. Determine the increase that a worker currently making $46,060 under this contract can expect.

A) $1980.58

B) $48,040.58

C) $19,805.80

D) $44,079.42

54) The profit of Mythological Company last year was $268,000. This year's profit decreased by 2.7%. Find this year's profit.

A) $260,764

B) $72,360

C) $7236

D) $195,640

Solve. Round the answer to the nearest cent, if necessary.

55) A union contract calls for a 4.6% salary increase for all employees. Determine the increase for a worker who is currently making $59,650.

A) $2743.90

B) $56,906.10

C) $62,393.90

D) $27,439.00

56) A union contract calls for a 6.4% salary increase for all employees. Determine the new salary for a worker who is currently making $28,410.

A) $28,474

B) $64

C) $30,228.24

D) $1818.24

57) Last year the profit for a company was $351,000. This year's profit decreased by 8.3%. Find this year's profit.

A) $29,133

B) $291,330

C) $321,867

D) $59,670

Solve.

58) The enrollment at a local college increased 5% over last year's enrollment of 3200. Find the increase in enrollment.

A) 3360 students

B) 3040 students

C) 160 students

D) 1600 students

59) The enrollment at a local college increased 5% over last year's enrollment of 1500. Find the current enrollment.

A) 1505 students

B) 2250 students

C) 1575 students

D) 75 students

60) The mosquito population within a defined area is estimated at 75 million. Due to weather conditions, it is projected that this population will increase by 20%. Find the increase and the projected population.

A) increase: 15 million mosquitos

projected population: 90 million mosquitos

B) increase: 15 million mosquitos

projected population: 60 million mosquitos

C) increase: 1500 million mosquitos

projected population: 1425 million mosquitos

D) increase: 1500 million mosquitos

projected population: 1575 million mosquitos

Solve. Round to the nearest tenth, if necessary.

61) Find the amount of increase and the percent increase if the original amount is 260 and the new amount is 312.

A) 52; 15%

B) 52; 20%

C) 52; 120%

D) 52; 30%

62) A company increased the number of its employees from 240 to 270. What was the percent increase in employees?

A) 12.5%

B) 52.9%

C) 88.9%

D) 11.1%

63) Before taking a typing course, Leo could type 32 words per minute. By the end of the course, he was able to type 85 words per minute. Find the percent increase.

A) 37.6%

B) 165.6%

C) 62.4%

D) 72.6%

64) The number of video stores in a region recently decreased from 120 to 94. Find the percent decrease.

A) 78.3%

B) 21.7%

C) 361.5%

D) 27.7%

65) In the past ten years, the population of a city decreased from 100,000 to 85,000. Find the percent decrease.

A) 566.7%

B) 17.6%

C) 85%

D) 15%