Numeracy Test 4


1) If you enter a casino with £260 and leave with £195. What percentage of the original amount did you spend ?



2) A member of staff has her salary increased by 6.5% to £34,000. What was her original salary before the increase ?



3) A shop sells 18 items in March and 33 items in July. What is the percentage increase from March to July ?



4) A student achieved 78 marks out of a possible 115 in a test. What percentage mark did the student achieve for the test ?



5) A member of staff has a current salary of £50,000. What is their new salary if they receive a 10% pay rise ?



6) You colleague gets a pay rise. Their salary was £38,000 and is now £42,000. What is the percentage increase ?



7) Calculate the interest earned on £420 when it is put in an account which pays an interest rate of 7% per year.



8) Someone buys a car costing £7,500. It depreciates in value each year by 7%. By how much had the car depreciated after 2 years?
Round to the nearest penny.



9) The cost of a toaster is £25 (excluding VAT). If VAT is calculated at 20%, calculate the price of the toaster including VAT ?



10) Someone buys a car costing £12,500. It depreciates in value by 8% in the first year, 10% in the second year and 5% in the third year. What is the car worth after 3 years?
Round to the nearest penny.



11) A magician buys a rabbit for £60 and a pigeon for £70. How much is the pigeon more expensive than the rabbit as a percentage ?



12) What is 19% more than 378 ?
Round to the nearest 1 decimal place.



13) What is 13% less than 289 ?
Round to the nearest 2 decimal place.



14) What is 15% more than 378 ?
Round to the nearest 1 decimal place.



15) What is 46% less than 289 ?
Round to the nearest 2 decimal place.



16) What is 250 minus 15% ?



17) What is 18.2% of 450 ?



18) Your colleague gets demoted. Their pay decreases by 6.5% and they were earning £23,500. What is their new salary ?



19) A member of staff has a current salary of £76,000. What is their new salary if they receive a 8% pay rise ?



20) Your colleague gets a pay rise. Their salary was £26,000 and is now £31,000. What is the percentage increase ?



21) Your colleague gets a pay rise. Their salary was £26,000 and is now £33,000. What is the percentage increase ?



22) Calculate 7% less than 67 ?



23) Calculate 9% less than 76 ?



24) A friend buys a loaf of bread for £1.20 and a bunch of bananas for £2.30. How much is the bananas more expensive than the loaf of bread as a percentage ?



25) What is 29% more than 377 ?
Round to the nearest 1 decimal place.



26) Someone buys a car costing £8,500. It depreciates by 11% in the first year. By how much has the car depreciated after 1 year ?
Round to the nearest penny.



27) A member of staff has a current salary of £56,000. What is their new salary if they receive a 11% pay rise ?



28) Your colleague gets a pay decrease. Their salary was £26,000 and is now £21,000. What is the percentage decrease ?



29) What is 22% more than 378 ?
Round to the nearest 3 decimal place.



30) Calculate the interest earned on £390 when it is put in an account which pays an interest rate of 9% per year ?




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