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Chapter 3 Practice Test: Mastery Test A 1. What is the total cost of a pair of shoes priced at $29.99, with a 5% sales tax? $29.99 x .05 = $1.4995 (round to $1.50); $29.99 + $1.50 = $31.49 2. What is the total cost of three pairs of socks priced at $1.29 a pair, with a 6% sales tax? $1.29 x 3 = $3.87; $3.87 x .06 = 0.2322 (round to $.23); $3.87 + $.23 = $4.10 3. A suit regularly costs $375.95. Bob buys it on sale for $268.35. How much does he save? $375.95 - $268.35 = $107.60 4. A dress normally sells for $45.95. How much does the dress cost after a 20% discount? $45.95 x .80 = $36.76 5. A shirt normally sells for $28.00 before discount was priced at $22.95 after discount. What is the percent saved? $28.00 - $22.95 = $5.05; $5.05 ÷ $28.00 = 18% 6. Cole orders a men’s shirt size L and a woman’s shirt size M. He adds shipping and handling charges and 6% sales tax. What is the total cost of his order? $34.50 + $29.50 = $64.00; $64.00 + $5.75 = $69.75; $69.75 x 0.06 = $4.19; $69.75 + $4.19 = $73.94 7. Addy orders three size L women’s shirts in Dark Indigo, Washed Gold, and Dusty Red. She adds shipping and handling. No sales tax is charged. What is the total cost of her order? $29.50 x 3 = $88.50; $88.50 + $6.95 = $95.45 8. What is the shipping and handling charge for an order that totals $64.95? $5.75 9. What is the shipping and handling charge for an order that totals $29.50? $4.25 10. How much fabric is required for a size L shirt, pants, cape, and hat using the same 45” fabric? 10 ¼ 11. How much more 60” fabric is required to make a size L than a size S shirt, pants, and a cape? 3/8 12. If fabric costs $5.89 per yard, how much will 7 5/8 yards cost? $5.89 x 7.625 = $44.91 13. How much will 2 ¾ yards of fabric cost at $2.99 per yard? $2.99 x 2.75 = $8.22 14. The new balance of a change account is $135.00. The minimum payment is $20.00. If the interest rate is 1.5%, how much will the new balance be next month? $135.00 - $20.00 = $115.00; $115.00 x .015 = $1.73; $115.00 + $1.73 = $116.73 15. Marion places a coat on layaway. The coat costs $125.00 Marion makes a 20% deposit. How much is the balance? $125.00 x .20 = $25.00; $125.00 - $25.00 = $100.00