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Updated on Jul 15, 2011
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Problems
 Hilga and Jerome leave from different points walking directly toward each other. Hilga walks 2 miles per hour, and Jerome walks 4 miles per hour. If they meet in 2 hours, how far apart were they?
 9 miles
 13 miles
 16 miles
 18 miles
 Fifteen percent of 40 beagles offered dry or canned dog food chose dry dog food. How many beagles chose canned food?
 34
 32
 8
 6
 Lucy and Ethel dropped one of every eight chocolates from the conveyer belt onto the floor. What percentage of chocolates did they drop on the floor?
 12.5%
 13.2%
 14.5%
 15.2%
 Philbert gave the pizza delivery person a tip of $4, which was 20% of his total bill for the pizza he ordered. How much did the pizza cost?
 $30
 $25
 $15
 $20
 A popular news show broadcasts for an hour. During that time, there are 15 minutes of commercials. What percentage of the hour is devoted to commercials?
 15%
 35%
 25%
 45%
 Manuelita had 75 stuffed animals. Her grandmother gave 15 of them to her. What percentage of the stuffed animals did her grandmother give her?
 20%
 15%
 25%
 10%
 At the garage, Xena's bill to have her car repaired was $320. The total charge for labor was $80.What percentage of the bill was for labor?
 15%
 20%
 25%
 30%
 Roger has completed 78% of his 200page thesis. How many pages has he written?
 150
 156
 165
 160
 A house is valued at $185,000, in a community that assesses property at 85% of value. If the tax rate is $24.85 per thousand dollars assessed, how much is the property tax bill?
 $1,480
 $1,850
 $3,907.66
 $4,597.25
 The Owens family is buying a $100,000 house with 5% down payment at closing and a mortgage for $95,000. They must pay an upfront mortgage insurance premium (MIP) at closing of 2.5% of the mortgage amount. In addition, they must pay miscellaneous other closing costs of $1,000. How much money will they need at the closing?
 $29,750
 $8,500
 $8,375
 $6,000
 After paying a commission to his broker of 7% of the sale price, a seller receives $103,000 for his house. How much did the house sell for?
 $95,790
 $110,000
 $110,420
 $110,753
 Simon Hersch, a salesperson associated with broker Bob King, lists a house for $115,000, with 6% commission due at closing, and finds a buyer. Bob King's practice is that 45% of commissions go to his office and the rest to the salesperson. How much will Simon Hersch make on the sale?
 $3,105
 $3,240
 $3,795
 $3,960
 A storekeeper leases her store building for the following amount: $1,000 per month rent, of the $18,000 annual tax bill, and 3% of the gross receipts from her store. If the storekeeper takes in $75,000 in one month, what will her lease payment be?
 $4,750
 $3,750
 $3,250
 $7,400
 The appraised value of a property is $325,000, assessed at 90% of its appraisal. If the tax rate for the year is $2.90 per thousand of assessment, how much are the taxes for the first half of the year?
 $471.25
 $424.13
 $942.50
 $848.25
 The seller accepts an offer to purchase a house for $395,000. After paying a brokerage fee that is 5.5% of the sale price, other settlement fees totaling 4% of the sale price, and paying off a loan of $300,000, what are the seller's net proceeds?
 $57,475
 $73,275
 $58,344
 $373,275
 In constructing her financial report, Noel Carpenter estimates that her real estate holdings have appreciated by 18% since purchase. If the original value was $585,000, what would her balance sheet show now?
 $690,300
 $585,000
 $479,700
 $526,500

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