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May 22nd

May 22nd

ARITHMETIC STUDY GUIDE

find common denominator : ( think of the whole as )
subtract from whole : reduce to lowest terms of the money

8.(A)

Friday
Saturday

45-15-18=\$12.00 remaining

9.(C)

of the worker’s time

 note: 2 decimal places note: 1 decimal places note: decimal point is placed 3 places from the right

note: decimal point is placed 2 places from the right
280 is the number nearest to 266.88

13. ( C )
Deposits = \$250. + \$350. =\$ 600.00
With drawals = \$174.89+ \$68.00 + \$57.76 = \$300.65
Balance + deposits – withdrawals = new balance
\$ 275.38 + \$600.00 - \$300.65 = \$574.73

Each person paid \$14.63

17. ( C )

 0.105 0.501 0.015 0.150 (this is the least) note: write numbers with same # of decimal places

18. ( A )

Total perimeter = 60 inches

19. ( C ) ( change % to decimal)

21. (B ) 125 gallons x .80

125 – 100 = 25 gallons of gas saved

150 -117 = 33 missed

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(Note: divide by 5 because there are 5 numbers in the problem)

Sources:
North Shore Community College, Danvers, MA, Student Support Center study guides
AIMS Community College, Greeley, Colorado arithmetic study guide
Santa Fe Community College, Gainesville, FL arithmetic study guide

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