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# Shaske Consumer Math

### Tabb Consumer Math

Question | Answer |
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Rename 5% as a decimal. | 0.05 |

Rename 20% as a decimal | 0.2 |

Lucy bought a computer priced at $775.80. Sales tax on the computer is 5%. How much is the sales tax on the computer? | $38.79 |

Emmett bought a CD at 20% off that originally cost $17.75. What was the sale price of the CD? | $14.20 |

Kendra has $1,200 in her savings account. She receives 1.75% annual simple interest. If she makes no further deposits or withdrawls, how much money will she have in the account after 2 years? | $1,242 |

Lance deposited x dollars into a bank account that earns 5% interest each year. At the end of the first year, Lance earned $32.50 in interest. How much did Lance deposit? Hint - I=prt 32.50=x(0.05)(1) Multiply out and solve for x | $650 into his account |

A computer game that originally cost $40 is on sale for $28. What is the discount as a percent? USE A PROPORTION! | 30% |

Morris treated his friends to lunch, which cost him #32.60. He left a 15% tip for the server. How much money did he leave as a tip? | $4.89 |

In the mayor election, 56% of the votes went to the current mayor. There was a total of 825 votes. How many votes did the mayor get? USE A PROPORTION | 462 votes |

Manny deposited $800 in a savings account that pays 2.5% annual simple interest. After 9 months, how much money will be in Manny's savings? Hint - remember that you need to turn 9 months out of 12 into a decimal. 9 divided by 12 is 0.75. | $815.00 |

Patti bought a pair of pants that normally cost 40$ for a sale price of 24%. What was the percent of discount? | 60% |

In 2006, the population of the United States was over 299,000,000. Write this in scientific notion! | 2.99 x 10 to the 8th power |

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