### Chapter 3 Practice Test - Consumer Mathx

```Chapter 3 Practice
Test: Mastery Test A
1. What is the total cost of a pair of shoes priced at \$29.99,
with a 5% sales tax? \$29.99 x .05 = \$1.4995 (round to
\$1.50); \$29.99 + \$1.50 = \$31.49
2. What is the total cost of three pairs of socks priced at
\$1.29 a pair, with a 6% sales tax? \$1.29 x 3 = \$3.87;
\$3.87 x .06 = 0.2322 (round to \$.23); \$3.87 + \$.23 = \$4.10
3. A suit regularly costs \$375.95. Bob buys it on sale for
\$268.35. How much does he save? \$375.95 - \$268.35 =
\$107.60
4. A dress normally sells for \$45.95. How much does the
dress cost after a 20% discount? \$45.95 x .80 = \$36.76
5. A shirt normally sells for \$28.00 before discount was
priced at \$22.95 after discount. What is the percent
saved? \$28.00 - \$22.95 = \$5.05; \$5.05 ÷ \$28.00 = 18%
6. Cole orders a men’s shirt size L and a woman’s shirt size M. He adds
shipping and handling charges and 6% sales tax. What is the total cost of his
order? \$34.50 + \$29.50 = \$64.00; \$64.00 + \$5.75 = \$69.75; \$69.75 x 0.06 =
\$4.19; \$69.75 + \$4.19 = \$73.94
7. Addy orders three size L women’s shirts in Dark
Indigo, Washed Gold, and Dusty Red. She adds
shipping and handling. No sales tax is charged.
What is the total cost of her order? \$29.50 x 3
= \$88.50; \$88.50 + \$6.95 = \$95.45
8. What is the shipping and handling
charge for an order that totals \$64.95?
\$5.75
9. What is the shipping and handling
charge for an order that totals
\$29.50? \$4.25
10. How much fabric is required for a size L shirt, pants,
cape, and hat using the same 45” fabric? 10 ¼
11. How much more 60” fabric is required to make a size L
than a size S shirt, pants, and a cape? 3/8
12. If fabric costs \$5.89 per yard, how much will 7 5/8 yards
cost? \$5.89 x 7.625 = \$44.91
13. How much will 2 ¾ yards of fabric cost at \$2.99 per
yard? \$2.99 x 2.75 = \$8.22
14. The new balance of a change account is \$135.00. The minimum payment
is \$20.00. If the interest rate is 1.5%, how much will the new balance be next
month? \$135.00 - \$20.00 = \$115.00; \$115.00 x .015 = \$1.73; \$115.00 + \$1.73
= \$116.73
15. Marion places a coat on layaway. The coat
costs \$125.00 Marion makes a 20% deposit.
How much is the balance? \$125.00 x .20 =
\$25.00; \$125.00 - \$25.00 = \$100.00
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