# TABE Applied Math Practice Test 1

#### AlarmCo provides alarm systems to homes and businesses. They bill for their services on a monthly bill. Their first bill is shown below. Approximately how much does AlarmCo's service cost per day?

The service costs $29.99 per month which is rounded to $30. There are approximately 30 days per month. Therefore the approximate cost per day is $30/30 days = $1 per day. Do not include the one time installation charge

#### AlarmCo provides alarm systems to homes and businesses. They bill for their services on a monthly bill. Their first bill is shown below. What does AlarmCo charge for one month of service (rounded to the nearest dollar)?

One month of service is $29.99 which is rounded to $30. Do not include the one time installation charge.

#### AlarmCo provides alarm systems to homes and businesses. They bill for their services on a monthly bill. Their first bill is shown below. This bill covers what month?

In the header of the invoice, the service period is shown as "6/1 - 6/30" which means that the bill covers the month of June.

#### The table shows computer prices at a local electronics store. Use the table to answer the question. Which of the computers is the most expensive?

The Extreme computer, at $550 costs more than the other computers…therefore it is the most expensive.

#### AlarmCo provides alarm systems to homes and businesses. They bill for their services on a monthly bill. Their first bill is shown below. Which of the following is the correct "Total Balance Due"?

The total balance due is the sum of the installation charge and the monthly service fee. Therefore, the Total Balance Due is: $118.45 + $29.99 = $148.44

#### AlarmCo provides alarm systems to homes and businesses. They bill for their services on a monthly bill. Their first bill is shown below.How much will a customer pay for six months of service from AlarmCo?

A customer will pay $29.99 x 6 = $179.94 for six months of service. Do not include the one time installation charge.

#### The table shows computer prices at a local electronics store. Use the table to answer the question. Which of the following expressions can be used to find the total cost of three Elite computers?

Each Elite computer costs $490. Therefore, 3 Elite computers would cost $490 x 3.

#### A hockey team only won 20% of the games they played. If they played 25 games, how many did they win?

20% of 25 games is 0.2 x 25 = 5 games

#### The table shows computer prices at a local electronics store. Use the table to answer the question. April selected the least expensive computer she could buy with 6 GB of RAM memory. She also used a $30 off coupon. How much did she pay for the computer?

The least expensive computer with 6 GB of RAM is the Elite computer at $490. The price of the computer would be $490 - $30 = $460 after the $30 coupon is used.

#### Julie spent 2/3 of an hour running and 5/6 of an hour swimming. How much longer did she swim than run?

First convert both fractions so that they have the same denominator (the number on the bottom). 2/3 is the same as 4/6. Then subtract the running time (4/6) from the swimming time (5/6): 5/6 - 4/6 = 1/6

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