# Accuplacer: Basic Algebra

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1. If Lynn can type a page in p minutes, what piece of the page can she do in 5 minutes?
A. 5/p
B. p + 5
C. p/5 E. 1- p + 5
D. p - 5
A. 5/p
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2. If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house in 6 hour, how long will it take for both of them to paint the house together?
A. 2 hours and 24 minutes
B. 3 hours and 12 minutes
C. 3 hours and 44 minutes
D. 4 hours and 10 minutes E. 4 hours and 33 minutes
A. 2 hours and 24 minutes
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3. Employees of a discount appliance store receive an additional 20% off of the lowest price on an item. If an employee purchases a dishwasher during a 15% off sale, how much will he pay if the dishwasher originally cost \$450?
A. \$306
B. \$292.50
C. \$280.90
D. \$333.89
E. \$287
A. \$306
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4. The sales price of a car is \$12,590, which is 20% off the original price. What is the original price?
A. \$15,737.50
B. \$14,310.40
C. \$14,990.90
D. \$15,290.70
E. \$16,935.80
A. \$15,737.50
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5. Solve the following equation for A : 2A/3 = 8 + 4A
A. -1.3
B. 1.3
C. 0
D. -2.4
E. 2.4
D. -2.4
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6. If Leah is 6 years older than Sue, and John is 5 years older than Leah, and the total of their ages is 41. Then how old is Sue?
A. 14
B. 8
C. 10
D. 21
E. 19
B. 8
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7. Alfred wants to invest \$4,000 at 6% simple interest rate for 5 years. How much interest will he receive?
A. \$960
B. \$480
C. \$1,200
D. \$720
E. \$240
C. \$1,200
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8. Jim is able to sell a hand-carved statue for \$670 which was a 35% profit over his cost. How much did the statue originally cost him?
A. \$555.40
B. \$588.20
C. \$512.40
D. \$574.90
E. \$496.30
E. \$496.30
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9. The city council has decided to add a 0.3% tax on motel and hotel rooms. If a traveler spends the night in a motel room that costs \$55 before taxes, how much will the city receive in taxes from him?
A. 21 cents
B. 11 cents
C. 10 cents
D. 15 cents
E. 17 cents
E. 17 cents
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10. A student receives his grade report from a local community college, but the GPA is smudged. He took the following classes: a 2 hour credit art, a 3 hour credit history, a 4 hour credit science course, a 3 hour credit mathematics course, and a 1 hour science lab. He received a “B” in the art class, an “A” in the history class, a “C” in the science class, a “B” in the mathematics class, and an “A” in the science lab. What was his GPA if the letter grades are based on a 4 point scale? (A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, F=0)
A. 3.0
B. 3.1
C. 2.7
D. 3.2
E. 2.8
A. 3.0
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11. Simon arrived at work at 8:15 A.M. and left work at 10: 30 P.M. If Simon gets paid by the hour at a rate of \$10 and time and ½ for any hours worked over 8 in a day. How much did Simon get paid?
A. \$120.25
B. \$173.75
C. \$182.50
D. \$160.75
E. \$180
B. \$173.75
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12. Grace has 16 jellybeans in her pocket. She has 8 red ones, 4 green ones, and 4 blue ones. What is the minimum number of jellybeans she must take out of her pocket to ensure that she has one of each color?
A. 13
B. 8
C. 16
D. 4
E. 12
A. 13
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13. If r = 5 z then 15 z = 3 y, then r =
A. 2 y
B. 15 y
C. 5 y
D. 10 y
E. y
E. y
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14. If 300 jellybeans cost you x dollars. How many jellybeans can you purchase for 50 cents at the same rate?
A. 600x
B. 6x
C. 150x
D. 1500/x
E. 150/x
E. 150/x
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15. Lee worked 22 hours this week and made \$132. If she works 15 hours next week at the same pay rate, how much will she make?
A. \$90
B. \$112
C. \$122
D. \$104
E. \$57
A. \$90
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16. If 8x + 5x + 2x + 4x = 114, the 5x + 3 =
A. 33
B. 86
C. 47
D. 25
E. 12
A. 33
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17. You need to purchase a textbook for nursing school. The book cost \$80.00, and the sales tax where you are purchasing the book is 8.25%. You have \$100. How much change will you receive back?
A. \$7.35
B. \$13.40
C. \$19.95
D. \$21.25
E. \$5.20
B. \$13.40
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18. You purchase a car making a down payment of \$3,000 and 6 monthly payments of \$225. How much have you paid so far for the car?
A. \$6550
B. \$6398
C. \$3225
D. \$4350
E. \$5375
D. \$4350
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19. Your supervisor instructs you to purchase 240 pens and 6 staplers for the nurse's station. Pens are purchased in sets of 6 for \$2.35 per pack. Staplers are sold in sets of 2 for 12.95. How much will purchasing these products cost?
A. \$145.75
B. \$225.25
C. \$226.75
D. \$162.90
E. \$132.85
E. \$132.85
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20. If y = 3, then y3(y3-y)=
A. 459
B. 999
C. 300
D. 648
E. 1099
D. 648
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 Author: Halomaner ID: 19704 Filename: Accuplacer: Basic Algebra Updated: 2010-05-18 04:31:14 Tags: Basic Algebra Folders: Description: Basic Algebra for Accuplacer Show Answers:

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