Examples for 8th grade - page 118

  1. Old laptop
    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
  2. Gold horseshoe
    podkova Calculate the volume of a gold horseshoe that weighs 750g.
  3. Find sales tax
    danky_1 What is 8.25% sales tax out of 1607.00?
  4. On the 4
    water_12 On the way to playing disc golf with his two boys, Mr. Smith purchases 3 muffins and 2 bottles of water, totaling $9.75. The following week he only has Asher with him, so he purchases 2 muffins and 1 bottle of water totalling $6.00. What is the cost of on
  5. Calories 2
    energy_2 Ben eats approximately 2400 calories per day. His wife Sarah eats 5/8 as much. How many calories does Sarah eat per day?
  6. Mister
    penize_49 Mister ignacio paid Php.13693.75 for a television set that originally cost Php.15,650 . Find the rate of discount. Please show your solution please please please.
  7. Midpoint 5
    segment_4 FM=3x-4, MG=5x-26, FG=? Point M is the midpoint of FG. Use the given information to find the missing measure or value.
  8. Persons
    ball1_6 Persons surveyed:100 with result: Volleyball=15% Baseball=9% Sepak Takraw=8% Pingpong=8% Basketball=60% Find the average how many like Basketball and Volleyball. Please show your solution.
  9. Sum of dividend
    numberline_11 If X is divided separately 2.63 and 1.40. And the results of the individual divisions are added to give a result less than X. What is X?
  10. Exchange rates
    penize_49 If the Canadian dollar appreciated by C$0.005 relative to the US dollar, what would be the new value of the Canadian dollar per US dollar? Assume the current exchange rate was US$1 = C$0.907.
  11. Midpoint 6
    segment_5 FM=8a+1, FG=42, a=? Point M is the midpoint of FG. Find unknown a.
  12. Find midpoint
    midpoint FM=5y+13, MG=5-3y, FG=? M is the midpoint of FG. Use the given information to find the missing measure or value.
  13. A kite
    kite2 ABCD is a kite. Angle OBC = 20° and angle OCD = 35°. O is the intersection of diagonals. Find angle ABC, angle ADC and angle BAD.
  14. Days2minutes
    clock-night-schr_9 Write a formula that converts x days to y minutes. The formula is:
  15. Proportion 3
    apples For every 8 mango trees in the orchard, there are 4 star apple trees. If there are 1320 trees, how many trees of each kind are there?
  16. A sculptor
    statue A sculptor is duplicating a statue based on an original statue. If the scale factor of the replication is 3.2, will the new statue be larger or smaller than the original statue (enter 1 = larger, 0= smaller)
  17. The devils
    cert The devils weighed in hell with Dorota. They found that Dorota and the two devils weigh 250 kg together and Dorota and the four devils weigh 426 kg. All the devils weigh the same. How Much Does Dorota Weigh?
  18. Balls
    gulky From the bag with numbered balls (numbers 1,2,3,. ..20) we pick one ball. What is the probability of choosing a number containing 1?
  19. Average speed
    truck The truck drove 1/2 of the way on the highway at 80km/h. The other half of the way 20km/h. Calculate the average speed
  20. Bag of peanuts
    oriesky Joe eat 1/3 of a bag of peanuts, mark eat 1/4 of the remaining in the bag of peanuts, Alvin eat 1/2 of the remaining bag of peanuts, peter eat 10 peanuts, there are 71 peanuts left. Hon many peanuts were in the bags?

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