# Penn basic math skills lesson 1 700140RR

Question 1

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**1. Which of the following is an example of an improper fraction?**

A. 6/7

B. 3/10

C. 4/5

D. *10/3*

**Answer:** *10/3*

**2. Subtract 8.263 from 13.48.**

A. 5.783

B. 21.743

C. 6.815

D.* 5.217*

**Answer:** * 5.217*

**3. If you grow 523 eggplants and sell 378, how many do you have left?**

A. 197

B. 145

C. 154

D. 901

**Answer:** *145*

**4. Your employer has 600 business cards printed for you, and you give away 280 of them. To the nearest hundredth, what percent of the cards is left?**

A. 21.43%

B. 18.75%

C. 46.67%

D. 53.33%

**Answer:** *53.33%*

**5. What is 12/3 as an improper fraction?**

A. 5/3

B. 2/3

C. 6/3

D. 8/3

**Answer:**

**6. The LCD for the fractions 1/3, 3/4, 5/32, and 8/9 is**

A. 64.

B. 3,072.

C.* 288.*

D. 24.

**Answer:** * 288.*

**7. Divide 52 by 4.**

A. 14

B. *13*

C. 12

D. 13 r1

**Answer:** *13*

**8. A pair of pants with a marked price of $35.00 has a discount of 20%. How much is the discount?**

A. $28.00

B. $42.00

C. $17.50

D. $7.00

**Answer:** $7.00

**9. Divide 969 by 26.**

A. 32 r6

B. 37 r7

C. 28 r5

D. 29 r17

**Answer:***37 r7*

**10. The decimal form 1.46 becomes _______ expressed as a percent.**

A. 1.46%

B. 14.6%

C. 146%

D. .0146%

**Answer:** *1.46%*

**11. Express 79.2% as a decimal.**

A. .79

B. *.792*

C. 7.92

D. .0792

**Answer:** *.792*

**12. If you divide an inheritance of $45,600.00 among 22 heirs, what will each heir receive?**

A. $2,073.72

B. $2,072.73

C. $2,027.27

D. $207.27

**Answer:** *$2072.73*

**13. Which of the following is an example of a proper fraction?**

A. 4/4

B.* 3/4*

C. 4/3

D. 7/6

**Answer:** * 3/4*

**14. What is 20 × 6?**

A. 40

B. 100

C. *120*

D. 12

**Answer:** *120*

**15. Express the fractions 1/2, 3/16, and 7/8 with an LCD.**

A. 8/16, 3/16, and 14/16

B. 1/4, 3/4, and 7/4

C. 4/8, 6/8, and 14/8

D. 1/32, 3/32, and 7/32

**Answer:** **8/16, 3/16 and 14/16**.

**16. What is the final step in the problem-solving process?**

A. Read the problem.

B. Decide which operations must be used.

C. Check your work.

D. Do the work neatly.

**Answer:** *Check your work.*

**17. Calculate the product of 8/15, 6/5, and 1/3.**

A. 48/15

B. *16/75*

C. 16/15

D. 48/30

**Answer:** *16/75*

**18. Round off 1,563,385 to the nearest million.**

A. 1,563,400

B. 2,000,000

C. 1,563,000

D. 1,600,000

**Answer:** *2,000,000*

**19. Express the fractions 3/4, 7/16, and 5/8 with the LCD.**

A. 24/32, 14/32, 24/32

B. 12/16, 7/16, 10/16

C. 9/16, 49/16, 36/16

D. 3/4, 2/4, 3/4

**Answer:** **12/16, 7/16, and 10/16**.

**20. What is the selling price of a table ticketed at $1,234 with a 22% discount?**

A. $926.25

B. $962.52

C. $1,000.00

D. $271.48

**Answer:*** $962.52*

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