# ARITHMETIC SKILLS

** Solve the following problems and choose your answer
from the
alternatives given. You may use the paper you have been given for
scratchwork.**

**Question 1:
**Three people who work full time are to work

together on a project, but their total time on the

project is to be equivalent to that of only one person

working full time. If one of the people is budgeted

for 1/2 of her time to the project and a second

person 1/3 of his time, what part of the third worker’s

time should be budgeted to this project?

(A) 1/3

(B) 1/4

(C) 1/6

(D) 1/8

**Question 2: **12 is what percent of 16?

(A) 82%

(B) 45%

(C) 75%

(D) 90%

**Question 3:** If one shirt requires 2/3 of a yard of
cloth, how many shirts

can be made from 20 yards of cloth

(A) 10

(B) 30

(C) 60

(D) 80

**Question 4 **

(A) .04

(B) 4

(C) .4

(D) .44

**Question 5: **6.18 ÷ 6 =

(A) 1.03

(B) 13

(C) .103

(D) 10.3

**Question 6:** 5.2 x 3.1 is between

(A) 15 and 16

(B) 16 and 17

(C) 17 and 18

(D) 18 and 19

**Question 7:** A plan travels 300 kilometers on
Monday, 148 kilometers

on Tuesday, and 275 kilometers on Wednesday. How

many kilometers did it average per day?

(A) 280

(B) 241

(C) 233

(D) 267

**Question 8: **How many fourths are there in 4.8?

(A) 12

(B) 1.2

(C) 19.2

(D) 16.32

**Question 9: **4 1/5 x 1/4 =

(A) 1/5

(B) 16 4/5

(C) 21/20

(D) 16 1/20

**Question 10:** Rod makes $480 per week, which is 20%
more than Jeff

makes. How much does Jeff make?

(A) $600

(B) $400

(C) 21/20

(D) 16 1/20

**Question 11: **Mr. and Mrs Baggett’s house sits in
the middle of their

lot. The lot is rectangular and except for the house,

their lot is covered with grass. How many square feet of

grass are on the lot?

(A) 200

(B) 9600

(C) 1250

(D) 8350

**Question 12: **5/8 - 3/5 =

(A) 2/3

(B) 1/40

(C) 8/13

(D) 1/20

**Question 13:** A man has 9 pounds 5 ounces of dog
food. How

much will be haved after his Great Dane eats 5 pounds

8 ounces of it?

(A) 4 pounds 3 ounces

(B) 3 pounds 13 ounces

(C) 3 pounds 7 ounces

(D) 14 pounds 12 ounces

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