Company C sells a line of 25 products with an average retail price of $1,200. If none of these products sells for less than $420, and exactly 10 of the products sell for less than $1,000, what is the greatest possible selling price of the most expensive product?

  1. $2,600
  2. $3,900
  3. $7,800
  4. $11,800
  5. $18,200

The total weight of a tin and the cookies it contains is 2 pounds. After ¾ of the cookies are eaten, the tin and the remaining cookies weigh 0.8 pounds. What is the weight of the empty tin in pounds?

  1. 0.2
  2. 0.3
  3. 0.4
  4. 0.5
  5. 0.6

Each baker can make either 2 large cakes per hour or 35 small cakes per hour. The kitchen is available for 3 hours and 20 large cakes and 700 small cakes are needed. How many bakers are required?

  1. 10
  2. 15
  3. 20
  4. 25
  5. 30

If X = (2a + 6)/4, and a = 3b + 1, then X equals

  1. 0.5b + 1.5
  2. 1.5b + 2
  3. 1.5b – 2
  4. 6b + 7
  5. b – 1/3

A product costing 60 cents per unit to produce had been selling at the average rate of 1,200,000 units per month. After the product was improved, sales increased to an average of 2,000,000 units per month. However, the new product cost five percent more to produce. If the manufacturer’s selling price in each instance was 75 cents per unit, what was the manufacturer’s added profit per month with the newer product?

  1. $20,000
  2. $60,000
  3. $200,000
  4. $240,000
  5. One cannot tell from the information given.

A certain preparation consists of liquids x, y, and z in the proportion 5:2:1. How many gallons of the preparation can be made from a stock of materials consisting of 25 gallons of x, 20 gallons of y, and 8 gallons of z?

  1. 25
  2. 40
  3. 80
  4. 53
  5. 50

The total cost for five items of repair work on a car was $195. Overhaul of the carburetor cost twice as much as the tune-up, brake pads cost one-third as much as the carburetor overhaul, and alignment and wheel balancing each cost one-third as much as the tune-up. What did the tune-up cost?

  1. $30
  2. $45
  3. $60
  4. $90
  5. One cannot tell from the information given.

In a certain department, 15% of the females and 25% of the males are working on a project. 60% of the department is female. What percent of the department is working on the project?

  1. 12
  2. 19
  3. 40
  4. 48
  5. One cannot tell from the information given.

A picture on a page was reduced on a copier to 60% of its original size, and this copy was then reduced by 20%. What percent of the size of the original picture was the final copy?

  1. 12
  2. 20
  3. 40
  4. 48
  5. 52

The normal selling price of an item $100. During a special sale, the price was reduced by 10%. This sale price was 20% greater than the cost to produce the item. How much did it cost to produce the item?

  1. $90
  2. $80
  3. $75
  4. $70
  5. $65

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