Numeracy Test 6


1) A member of staff has their salary increased by 5% to £32,000. What was the original salary ?



2) A member of staff receives a pay rise of 5%. There new salary is £35,000. What was their salary before the pay rise ?



3) A member of staff has their salary decreased by 5% to £32,000. What was the original salary ?



4) A member of staff has been demoted to a new salary of £26,000. This has been reduced by 6%. What was their salary before they got demoted ?



5) A member of staff gets a pay rise. Their salary was £32,000 and is now £36,000. What is the percentage increase ?



6) What is the percentage increase if the number 16 is increased to 20 ?



7) A member of staff gets a pay cut. Their salary was £36,000 and is now £32,000. What is the percentage decrease ?



8) What is the percentage decrease if the number 21 is reduced to 17 ?



9) A member of staff has a salary of £31,000. They receive a pay rise of 4%. What is their new salary ?



10) What is 15% more than 220 ?



11) A member of staff has a salary of £31,000. They receive a pay cut of 4%. What is their new salary ?



12) What is 15% less than 220 ?



13) If 12.5% is equal to 10, How many is 100% ?



14) If 20% is equal to 130. How many is 80% ?



15) Matthew takes three friends out for dinner. They spend £65.40 on drinks, £43.50 on starters and £96.70 on their main meal. At the end of the night they split the bill and all have to pay £85.96. How much was spent on dessert ?



16) Calculate (2 x 14.672) - (3 x 6.475) + (4 x 9.876) + (5 x 5.556) to 2 decimal places ?



17) Calculate 2 sevenths of 84 ?



18) Lisa is 20 minutes late for a film that is 2 hours long. What fraction of the film did she miss ?



19) In a class of 26 pupils, four need additional support. What fraction of the class do not need additional support.



20) What is 89,555 rounded to the nearest 10 ?



21) What is 89,555 rounded to the nearest 100 ?



22) What is 89,555 rounded to the nearest 1,000 ?



23) Round 249.5046 to 1 decimal place ?



24) Round 249.5046 to 2 decimal places ?



25) What is 98,347 rounded to 1 significant figure ?



26) What is 98,347 rounded to 2 significant figures ?



27) Gary has 21 marbles. He has "x" red marbles. He has 3 more blue than red. He has 4 times as many green as red. How many red marbles does he have ?



28) A length of wood is 220cm long. It is cut into lengths of 30cm. How many complete pieces are made ?



29) Kevin wants to estimate the length of a room. It is 15 strides from one end to the other end. What is the approximate length of the room. 40m, 1400mm, 1400cm, 2000m, 3km ?



30) At a school, the girls and boys are in the ratio 8:9. If there are 72 boys, how many girls are there ?




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