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# Ratio and Proportion #1

## Basic Math / FND M020 SP 14 - FNDM020-20333-03B10BULH-Archana (Prof. Raju)

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1. Bob paid \$13.29 for a 7.03 -kg bag of dog food. A few weeks later, he paid \$13.58 for a 7.26 -kg
bag at a different store.
Find the unit price for each bag. Then state which bag is the better buy based on the unit price.

## Unit price for the 7.03 -kg bag:

\$ ______ per kg
Unit price for the 7.26 -kg bag:

\$ ______ per kg
The 7.03 -kg bag
The 7.26 -kg bag
Neither (They have the same unit price)

11.5

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\$4.24

27.8

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2. A certain brand of coffee comes in two sizes. An 11.5 -ounce package costs \$4.24 . A 27.8 -ounce
package costs \$9.98 .

Find the unit price for each size. Then state which size is the better buy based on the unit price.

## \$ ______ per ounce

Unit price for the 27.8 -ounce package:

## \$ ______ per ounce

The 11.5 -ounce package
The 27.8 -ounce package
Neither (They have the same unit price)

## 3. Ivan drove 936 miles in 13 hours.

At the same rate, how many miles would he drive in 11 hours?

## 4. Lashonda made \$306 for 17 hours of work.

At the same rate, how many hours would she have to work to make \$234 ?

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5.
(a)
(b)

Aldo bought 13 pounds of flour for \$7 . How many dollars did he pay per pound of flour?
A color printer prints 7 pages in 3 minutes. How many pages does it print per minute?

6.
(a)
(b)

A color printer prints 21 pages in 11 minutes. How many minutes does it take per page?
At Hoffman's Bike Rentals, it costs \$23 to rent a bike for 4 hours. How many dollars does it
cost per hour of bike use?

7. A certain drug is made from only two ingredients: compound A and compound B. There are 5

milliliters of compound A used for every 7 milliliters of compound B. If a chemist uses 378 milliliters
of compound B, how many milliliters of the drug will be made?

8. The residents of a city voted on whether to raise property taxes. The ratio of yes votes to no votes
was 4 to 7 . If there were 10,439 total votes, how many no votes were there?

## 9. Use a calculator to find 35 % of 85 . Do not round your answer.

10. An item is regularly priced at \$40 . Lamar bought it at a discount of 30 % off the regular price.
How much did Lamar pay?

\$503.98

7.5 %

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11. A TV has a listed price of \$503.98 before tax. If the sales tax rate is 7.5 % , find the total cost of
the TV with sales tax included.

## 12. Answer the following questions.

(a) What percent of 8 is 33.52 ?

____

## (b) 25.6 % of what number is 21.12 ? ____

13. A house has increased in value by 34 % since it was purchased. If the current value is

## 14. Answer the following questions.

(a) 7.02 is 10.4 % of what number? ____
(b) 27 is what percent of 18.75 ?

____

15. A chemist is using 326 milliliters of a solution of acid and water. If 14.4 % of the solution is acid,
how many milliliters of acid are there? Round your answer to the nearest tenth.

16. The price of an item has been reduced by 80 % . The original price was \$90 . What is the price of
the item now?

17. The price of a notebook was \$3.70 yesterday. Today, the price fell to \$3.20 . Find the
percentage decrease. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a percent.

\$430

\$25.80

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18. An item costs \$430 before tax, and the sales tax is \$25.80 .

19. The next model of a sports car will cost 11.7 % more than the current model. The current model
costs \$56,000 . How much will the price increase in dollars? What will be the price of the next
model?
Increase in price: \$ ________

## Price of next model: \$ ________

20.
A car dealership decreased the price of a certain car by 12 % . The original price was \$46,600 .
(a) Fill in the blank to write the new price in terms of the original price.
New price = ________ Original price
(b) Use your answer in part (a) to determine the new price.
New price: \$ ________

21. A camera has a listed price of \$871.95 before tax. If the sales tax rate is 8.75 % , find the total
cost of the camera with sales tax included.

22. Bob deposits \$500 into an account that pays simple interest at a rate of 6% per year. How much
interest will he be paid in the first 5 years?

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## Ratio and Proportion #1 Answers for class Basic Math / FND

M020 SP 14 - FNDM020-20333-03B10BULH-Archana

1.

## Unit price for the 7.03 -kg bag: \$1.89 per kg

Unit price for the 7.26 -kg bag: \$1.87 per kg

## The 7.03 -kg bag

The 7.26 -kg bag
Neither (They have the same unit price)

2.

Unit price for the 11.5 -ounce package: \$0.37 per ounce
Unit price for the 27.8 -ounce package: \$0.36 per ounce

## The 11.5 -ounce package

The 27.8 -ounce package
Neither (They have the same unit price)

3. 792 miles.
4. 13 hours.
5. (a) 0.54 dollars per pound
(b) 2.33 pages per minute

## 6. (a) 0.52 minutes per page

(b) 5.75 dollars per hour
7. 648 milliliters of the drug

6643

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9. 29.75
10. \$28
11. Total cost: \$541.78
12.

419 %

13. \$250,000
14.

## (a) 7.02 is 10.4 % of what number? 67.5

(b) 27 is what percent of 18.75 ?

144 %

## 15. 46.9 milliliters

16. \$18
17. 13.5 %
18. 6%
19. Increase in price: \$6552

## Price of next model: \$62,552

20. (a) Fill in the blank to write the new price in terms of the original price.
New price = 0.88 Original price
(b) Use your answer in part (a) to determine the new price.
New price: \$41,008

\$948.25

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## 21. Total cost: \$948.25

22. \$150

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