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APPLIED MATH 1ST QUARTER PRE/POST TEST


1) In June, Marla May worked 40 hours. Her hourly rate is $9.45 per hour. What is her straight-time pay
for each week?
a) $375 b) $376 c) $378 d) $377
2) Find the straight-time pay: $6.55 per hour, 40 hours worked
a) $262 b) $252 c) $261 d) $242
3) Tony Sperazza is a school bus driver. He earns $9.17 per hour and time and a half for overtime. Last
week he worked his regular 40 hours plus 7 hours of overtime. What was his total pay for the week?
a) $463. 10 b) $463. 09 c) $463.08 d) $462. 09
4) Find the total pay: $8.20 per hour for 40 hours. Time and a half for 7 hours.
a) $412.10 b) $413.10 c) $414.10 d) $415.10
5) Compute the total pay on a piecework basis: $3.05 per item, 136 items produced.
a) $413.80 b) $413.81 c) $414.80 d) $414.81
6) Find the number of pay periods: Biweekly for 1 ½ years.
a) 38 b) 39 c) 40 d) 41
7) Determine the salary per pay period if your annual salary is $47,980, what is your biweekly salary?
a) $1,845.38 b) $1, 844.38 c) $1,845.36 d) $1,843.38
8) Minimum weekly salary is $185. Rate of commission is 6.5 percent. Weekly sales are $3,790. What is
the commission? What is the gross pay?
a) $24,635; $185 b) $24,635; $24,635 c) $246.35; $185 d) $246.35; $246.35
9) Queena Kimbrell earns $32,000 per year as a journalist. She is single.The personal exemptions for single
individuals is $1,500. The state tax rate in her state is 2 percent of taxable income. What amount is
withheld from each of her monthly paychecks for state income tax?
a) $50.83 b) $50.82 c) $50.81 d) $51.83
10) Beverly earns$325.00 a week. She is single and claims 2 allowances. What amount is withheld weekly
for federal income tax? Use the table below.
a) $22 b) $13 c) $5 d) $14

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Use chart below to for questions #11 and #12.

Annual Gross Pay Pay Periods per Year

J. Otto $76,432 12

11) Find the Social Security taxes (6.2% up to $80,400) withheld per pay period.

a) $394.90 b) $ 294.90 c) $493.90 d) $934.09

12) Find the Medicare taxes (1.45%) withheld per pay period.

a) $90.36 b) $92.36 c) $36.92 c) $29.63


13) Find the deduction per pay period:
Annual cost of insurance: $2,800 Employer pays 75% 24 pay periods
a) $29.16 b) $29.17 c) $29.18 d) $29.19

14) Sabrina West has been keeping track of her parent’s living expenses. The total monthly expenses for
June, July, August, and September were $2,334.09, $2,567.33, $3,451.96, and $1,988.78, respectively.
Find the average monthly expenditure.
a) $2,585.53 b) $2,585.50 c) $2,585.54 d) $2,584.54
15) Add the following fixed expenses of Keri and Michael Kojima to find their total monthly fixed
expenses.
a) $ 1,566.00 b) $2,655.00 c) $1,656.00 d) $1,348.00
Monthly Fixed Expenses
Rent/mortgage payment $900.00
Car payment/lease 448.00
Other Installments
Furniture 147.00
Computer 86.00
Regular Saving 25.00
Emergency fund 50.00
Total ____$________
16) Here is the August expense summary for the Chavez family: Electricity: budgeted $110, spent $113.81.
Telephone: budgeted $40, spent $35.66. Heating fuel: budgeted $50, spent $18.45. Water: budgeted $35,
spent $42.76. Cable TV: budgeted $39.95, spent $39.95.
a) Which household expenses were more than budgeted?
b) Which household expenses were budgeted less?
c) Did the Chavez family spend more or less than the amount budgeted for August? By how much?