HiSET: Math : Reason quantitatively

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Reason Quantitatively

Three friends go in on a pizza, which costs $10.49 before 6% tax. Mike agrees to pay $4, and Mickey and Morris agree to split the remainder of the cost evenly. How much will Morris pay?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

6% of 10.49 is equal to

,

which, to the nearest cent, rounds to 

Add this tax to the price of the pizza; the amount paid is 

Mike pays $4, so Morris will pay half the remainder, or 

.

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