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8-3a Problem Solving



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Marcus polled the 8th graders and teachers to find out which type of pizza they preferred to eat.  He displayed the results in a circle graph. 
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Of the people polled, 104 preferred pepperoni pizza.  What was the total number of people polled?
A
260
C
41.6
B
416
D
208
 

 2. 

Marcus polled the 8th grade students and teachers to find out which type of pizza they preferred to eat.  He displayed the results in a circle graph.
mc002-1.jpg
Of the people polled, 104 preferred pepperoni pizza.  What was the total number of people that preferred cheese pizza?
A
25
C
65
B
52
D
26
 

 3. 

Marcus polled the 8th grade students and teachers to find out which type of pizza they preferred to eat.  He displayed the results in a circle graph.
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Of the people polled, 104 preferred pepperoni pizza.  What was the total number of people that preferred veggie pizza?
A
20
C
26
B
5
D
13
 

 4. 

Blake bought a total of 24 doughnuts.  Each doughnut cost $0.95, including tax.  Of the doughnuts he bought, mc004-1.jpg were chocolate glazed doughnuts.  What was the total cost of only the chocolate glazed doughnuts? 
A
$22.80
C
$15.00
B
$14.25
D
$4.75
 

 5. 

Ingrid bought a computer for $382.68, including tax.  She made a down payment of $37.00 and paid the balance in 8 equal monthly payments.  What was Ingrid’s monthly payment for this computer?
A
$345.68
C
$43.21
B
$47.84
D
$52.46
 

 6. 

Devin wants to buy a new game system that costs $481.68, including tax.  He has already saved $225.00 from mowing lawns.  Devin will walk the neighbors dog for 4 months to save the remaining amount of money needed to purchase the game system.  He will earn the same amount of money each month.  How much money must Devin earn each month to save the exact remaining amount needed?
A
$64.17
C
$120.42
B
$56.25
D
$256.68
 



 
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