# Comparing - practice problems

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- Telephones

The cost of manufacturing x telephones by Josh Mobiles is given by C = 500 + 45x, and the revenue from selling these are given by R = 65x. How many telephones must be produced and sold in order to realize a profit? - Compare offers

Which is the better offer: Three successive discounts of 10%, 10%, and 30% or Three consecutive discounts of 40%,5%, and 5%? Enter the answer as an A or B letter. - The 5th

The 5th, 8th and 11th terms of a GP are a, b, c respectively. Show that a, b, c are in GP. - Income comparing

Arnold's income is 60% more than that of Brandy. By what percent is Brandy's income less than Arnolds's?

- Fraction or percent

Which is smaller, 0.3 or 25%? - Closer to one

Here are two sums: A=1/2 + 1/3 and B=1/5 + 1/3. Which of the two sums is closer in value to 1? You must show your work and state clearly whether the answer is A or B. - Multimodal or unimodal

The weights (in kg) of 13 students of a class are 37,39,33,32,41,33,37,45,43,39, 33,40,39 Find the mode & media of this data (F). Is there more than one mode? - Identify improper fraction

How do you identify improper fractions? Which is improper: A) 3/4 B) 32/15 C) 3/9 D) 2 2/11 - Percentage and fractions

Determine the correct answer by reasoning and calculating mentally. Write 46% as a fraction. ...

- ABCD on a map

Dinesh went from place A to place B and from there to place C. A is 7.5 km from B, and B is 12.7 km from C. Ayub went from place A to place D and from there to place C. D is 9.3 km from A, and C is 11.8 km from D. Who traveled more, and by how much? - Proportional relationship 3

Which table below shows a proportional relationship? A. x ; y 3; 12 4; 16 5; 20 6; 24 7; 28 B. x ; y 3; 15 4; 20 5; 25 6; 35 7; 40 C. x ; y 3; 24 4; 32 5; 45 6; 48 7; 56 D. x ; y 3 ; 21 4; 24 5; 35 6; 42 7; 49 - Subtract and compare

1-5/8 is the same as 11/8, true or false? - Janna 2

Janna lives 4 3/10 miles from school. She estimates she travels 4 x 2 x 5 or 40 miles weekly. Is her estimate an overestimate or an underestimate? Explain. - Pizza 16

Kevin ate 5/12 of his pizza. Which is a better estimate for the amount of pizza that he ate: A. about half of the pizza or B. almost all of the pizza?

- A cone 4

A cone with a radius of 10 cm is divided into two parts by drawing a plane through the midpoint of its axis parallel to its base. Compare the volumes of the two parts. - Horseback riding

The total cost to go horseback riding is x dollars per hour plus a $2 fee for renting a helmet. Which expressions represent the cost, in dollars, for 4 people to go horseback riding for 3 hours each? Select all that apply. Responses: A = 4(3x+2) B = 3(4x+ - Julia 4

Julia correctly solved a math problem by first dividing 44.5 by 5 and then subtracting 23 from the result. Which equation could be solved to get the same answer? Responses: A 5x+23=44.5 B 5(x-23)=44.5 C 5(x+23)=44.5 D 5x-23=44.5 - Drain and inlet

The reservoir is filled with inflow in 12 hours. It will drain through the drain in 9 hours. Can the tank overflow if we leave the inlet and outlet open at the same time? - Ketchup vs mustard

A 20-ounce bottle of ketchup costs $2.80. A 14-ounce bottle of mustard costs 2.38. Which item costs less per pound? How much less?

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