question

Andrea is shopping for items for her pet sitting business because the store is having a sale where everything in the store is 5% off. Andrea buys a cat carrier for $39.99 and a cat tower for $19.99. She has a coupon for an additional 15% off on the cat tower. Before tax, Andrea estimates that her total, after discounts, will be about $54. Determine if Andrea has estimated correctly.
a.
Yes. Andrea has estimated correctly.
b.
No. Andrea has taken 20% of the total, which is not correct..
c.
No. Andrea has taken successive discounts on the total, but the coupon is just on the cat tower.
d.
No. Andrea has only taken the 5% discount on the cat tower and not on the carrier.

answer

A.

question

The stores below each have the same snowboard for an original price of $189.59. At which store can you get the snowboard for the lowest price?
Store A: Sale of 30% off and a successive discount of 10% off.
Store B: Sale of 20% off and a successive discount of 20% off.
Store C: Sale of 40% off.
a.
All of the stores have the same discounted price.
b.
You can get the lowest price at Store A.
c.
You can get the lowest price at StoreB.
d.
You can get the lowest price at Store C.

answer

D.

question

A savvy shopper combines a 25% off coupon with the store's existing 25% off sale. Ignoring sales tax, how much of the base price should the shopper expect to pay?
a.
75%
b.
56.25%
c.
50%
d.
43.75%

answer

B.

question

An appliance store is having a liquidation where everything in the store is 70% off the regular price. What is the price of a dishwasher that is regularly $519.89?
a.
$36.39
b.
$70.00
c.
$155.97
d.
$363.92

answer

C.

question

In which of the following stores would you pay the least amount for an item that is priced $360?
Store A: Sale of 10% off and a successive discount of 10% off.
Store B: Sale of 15% with no additional discount.
Store C: Sale of $35 off and a successive discount of 10% off.
a.
All of the stores have the same discounted price.
b.
You can get the lowest price at Store A.
c.
You can get the lowest price at StoreB.
d.
You can get the lowest price at Store C.

answer

B.

question

Claire purchases a new dress for the prom. The dress is priced $160, but it is on sale for 30% off. Claire's aunt works at the store and can give her an additional 10% off. If the sales tax is 7.5%, how much does Claire pay for the dress?
a.
$93.24
b.
$103.20
c.
$108.36
d.
$120.40

answer

C.

question

Taking a discount of 50% off followed by a discount of 50% off results in a total discount of _____.
a.
25%
b.
50%
c.
75%
d.
100%

answer

C.

question

Which is a step in the process of calculating successive discounts of 8% and 10% on a $50 item?
a.
take 2% of $50
b.
take 8% of $46
c.
take 10% of $46
d.
take 18% of $50

answer

C.

question

Four different stores have the same digital camera on sale. The original price and discounts offered by each store are listed below. Rank the stores from the cheapest to most expensive sale price of the camera.
Store A: price $99.99 and discount of 15%
Store B: price $95.99 and discount of 12%
Store C: price $90.99 and discount of 10%
Store D: price $89.99 and successive discounts of 5% and 5%
a.
A, B, C. D
b.
A, B, D, C
c.
D, A, B, C
d.
D, C, B, A

answer

D.

question

When calculating the successive discounts of 15% and 10% on a $100 item, _____.
a.
take 10% of $85
b.
take 10% of $90
c.
take 15% of $85
d.
take 25% of $100

answer

A.