# Units - examples - page 119

1. Bob traveled
Bob traveled 20 meters to Dave's house. He arrived in 3 minutes. What was his average speed for the trip.
2. Workers 9
If two workers fix two windows in an hour how many windows can 18 workers fix in the same two windows?
3. Loss
A bookstore purchased from a publisher the biography of a well-known politician for R15 per copy, but sales have been very poor. The manager has decided to mark the copies down to R12 each to make a quick sale. Calculate the loss on each book as a percenta
4. Nine books
Nine books are to be bought by a student. Art books cost \$6.00 each and biology books cost \$6.50 each . If the total amount spent was \$56.00, how many of each book was bought?
5. Athletic competition
In a 400 meter athletic competition, a participant covers the distance as given below. find the average speed? first 80 meters 10 m/s next 240 meters 7.5 m/s last 80 meters 10 m/s
6. Jill's
Jill's mom stored some of the honey in a container that held 3/4 of a gallon. She used half of this amount to sweeten tea. How much honey, in cups was used in the tea. Express your answers in cups.
7. An equilateral
An equilateral triangle with a side 10 m represents a wooden platform standing in a lawn. A goat is tied to a corner with a 15 m rope. What is the maximum amount of grazing area available to the goat?
8. Pre účinnosť
Pre účinnosť bŕzd osobného vozidla je predpísané, že automobil pohybujúci sa po vodorovnej vozovke rýchlosťou 40km. H musí zastaviť na dráhe 15,4 m. Aké veľké je pritom spomalenie automobilu?
9. Trip to a city
Lin wants to save \$75 for a trip to the city. If she has saved \$37.50 so far, what percentage of her goal has she saved? What percentage remains?
10. Ages 2
A man's age is 4 times his son's age. After 5 years he will be just twice his son's age, find their ages.
11. Deposit is pesos
Sally deposits Php.22,000 in her savings account. If the bank pays 1.5% interest per year, how much will she receive at the end of the year?
12. Tickets 4
Stacey is selling tickets to the school play. The tickets are \$7 for adults and \$5 for children. She sells twice as many adult tickets as children's tickets and brings in a total of \$342. How many of each kind of ticket did she sell?
13. Conference 2
9 people attended a conference on behalf of their company. The conference fee was £520 per person and the company paid a total of £856 in travel costs for the 9 people. How much did the conference cost the company altogether?
14. Real estate 2
A real estate agent sold a lot for Php.550,000. If his agency pays at 10% commission, how much commission will he or she receive?
15. Former price
The price of an article is cut by 10℅, to restore it to the former value, by what percent the new price must be increased?
16. Loan 4
Mr santos borrowed Php.18,000 at 1.5% interest for one year. What was the total amount he paid for the end of the 1-year term?
17. The sales
The sales tax rate is 4.447​% for the city and 4​% for the state. Find the total amount paid for 2 boxes of chocolates at ​\$17.96 each.
18. Old laptop
The sale price of an old laptop is Php.11000. If 33 1/3% discount rate is given how much is the sale price of the laptop without the discount? Plese show your solution please. Php is Philippine peso
19. Wood dividing
Which equation calculates the number of 1/3-foot pieces that can be cut from a piece of wood that is 7 feet long?
20. Find sales tax
What is 8.25% sales tax out of 1607.00?

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