Word Problems Test Page 11


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48. The graph below shows the population of the Twin Cities.

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How many people were living in the Twin Cities during the 70s?

  1. 1,600,000
  2. 1,400,000
  3. 1,300,000
  4. 1,200,000

49. Tonya works part time in a store at the mall. She is paid about $200 per week before taxes and Social Security. Tonya pays about $40 out of each weekly check for taxes and Social Security total. What percent of the $200 weekly pay is Tonya paying for taxes and Social Security?

  1. 40%
  2. 30%
  3. 20%
  4. 10%






50. The graph below shows a family budget.

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What percent of the total budget is this family spending on rent and gas?

  1. 50%
  2. 48%
  3. 28%
  4. 38%

51. Milk usually comes in a __________ container.

  1. gallon or ½-gallon
  2. milliliter
  3. 1 meter
  4. 1 gram

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