*Question by Lana*: I need help with Math for the office professional?

1. You’re planning to buy a new computer, monitor, and printer for your office. You’ve received the following

prices from two stores:

Store 1 Store 2

Computer $ 2,500 $ 2,350

Monitor 595 435

Printer 398 349

Find the total package price from each store and then calculate how much you’ll save if you purchase

the less expensive package.

A. $ 359 C. $ 398

B. $ 372 D. $ 412

2. If you work 37.5 hours per week at $ 7.65 per hour, how much is your gross pay for a two-week

period? (Round off your answer to the nearest cent.)

A. $ 239.26 C. $ 478.51

B. $ 286.88 D. $ 573.75

3. It cost your office $ 620 to mail 500 flyers. How much did it cost to mail each flyer?

A. $ .81 C. $ 1.20

B. $ .84 D. $ 1.24

4. A decorator has estimated the following costs for remodeling a large conference room in your office

area: carpeting, $ 2,620; conference table, $ 750; chairs, $ 630; paint, $ 50; two lamps, $ 95 each; and

labor, $ 425. What is the total cost of the remodeling job?

A. $ 3,555 C. $ 4,570

B. $ 4,370 D. $ 4,665

5. Convert 628 kilometers to miles. (Round off your answer to two decimal places.)

A. 390.23 C. 1,010.64

B. 390.24 D. 1,010.65

6. Last week you worked the following hours:

Monday 5 1

2

Wednesday 6 3

4

Friday 4 1

2

How many hours did you work in all last week?

A. 16 3

4 C. 17 3

4

B. 17 1

2 D. 18 1

2

7. A new clerk in your office is to earn $ 200 per week. If she works 30.5 hours each week, what is her

hourly rate? (Round off your answer to the nearest hundredth, that is, to the nearest cent.)

A. $ 6.10 C. $ 6.55

B. $ 6.11 D. $ 6.56

8. The last time you ordered paper you paid $ 5.00 per ream. The current price is $ 4.70 per ream. What

is the percent of decrease in price?

A. 6% C. 28%

B. 7% D. 30%

9. Your yearly office supply budget is $ 1,200. You spend $ 350 each year on paper. What percent of your

budget do you spend on paper? (Round off your answer to two places.)

A. 29% C. 41%

B. 30% D. 42%

10. A quote you received from a local restaurant is $ 625 for a business luncheon. The restaurant owner

tells you the price with gratuity is $ 720. How much did the owner add for gratuity?

A. $ 75 C. $ 95

B. $ 85 D. $ 105

11. Sales for the first four months of the year were as follows:

January $ 5,282

February 4,698

March 3,029

April 6,390

Find the average monthly sales. (Round off your answer to the nearest dollar.)

A. $ 4,849 C. $ 6,466

B. $ 4,850 D. $ 6,467

12. At the beginning of the week, a particular stock sold for 29 3

8 per share. At the end of the same week it

sold for 312

8. What was the amount of increase per share.

A. 17

8 C. 2 3

8

B. 2 1

8 D. 2 5

8

13. An invoice quotes a price of $ 620 subject to discounts of 30%, 15%, and 5%. What is the selling

price? (Round off your answer to the nearest cent.)

A. $ 310.00 C. $ 368.90

B. $ 350.46 D. $ 434.00

14. The price of a ticket for your office Christmas party is $ 17.75. So far you’ve sold 28 tickets. How much

money should you have?

A. $ 330 C. $ 495

B. $ 427 D. $ 497

15. One of your delivery trucks traveled 1,200 miles on 55 gallons of gas. How many miles per gallon did

the truck get? (Round off your answer to the nearest hundredth.)

A. 21.81 C. 45.83

B. 21.82 D. 45.84

16. Last year the company you work for did $ 232,000 in business. This year you anticipate an increase of

7%. How much business do you expect to do this year?

A. $ 215,760 C. $ 246,140

B. $ 217,860 D. $ 248,240

17. Perform the following division:

3 3

4 2

8

A. 2 1

2 C. 12

B. 8 3

4 D. 15

18. You’ve received an invoice for $ 3,000 with terms of 3

10, 1

20, n

30. How much will you have to pay if you

pay the bill in 12 days?

A. $ 2,910 C. $ 3,000

B. $ 2,970 D. $ 3,030

19. You’ve begun to jog for one hour a day three times a week. If you jog 5.5 miles per hour, how far will

you jog each week?

A. 5.5 miles C. 16.5 miles

B. 12.5 miles D. 38.5 miles

20. Which one of the following fractions is equivalent to 1

2?

A. 1

4 C. 1

8

B. 2

4 D. 2

8

21. What is the interest on $ 800 at 6% for 4 years?

A. $ 19.20 C. $ 48.00

B. $ 182.00 D. $ 192.00

22. Patrick works a 40 hour week at $ 5.70 an hour with time and a half for overtime. Last week he worked

45 hours. What were his total earnings for the week?

A. $ 384.75 C. $ 256.50

B. $ 270.75 D. $ 260.75

23. Megan had a gross pay last week of $ 980.00. If her total deductions were $ 161.35, what was her net

pay?

A. $ 818.65 C. $ 718.65

B. $ 828.65 D. $ 728.65

24. How much simple interest would Kaitlyn earn on $ 300 at 6% for 6 months?

A. $ 18 C. $ 9

B. $ 54 D. $ 27

25. Carole earns $ 2.50 for each gadget she completes. What was her gross pay if she completed 145

gadgets last week?

A. $ 362.50 C. $ 326.50

B. $ 352.50 D. $ 360.50

**Best answer:**

*Answer by CJlove*

In less time than you took to type your homework page out you could have used a calculator and answered all the questions. That’s what an office professional would do.

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