GED Practice

GED Math review: Choosing The Operation


Questions:




  1. The Chang family pays a car loan payment of $269 a month. Which of the following expressions shows how much they will pay on the loan in a 12-month period?
    • $269 + 12
    • $269 - 12
    • $269 x 12
    • $269 / 12
  2. Last month Teresa paid $137 to heat her home. This month she paid $124. Which of the following expressions shows the total cost of heating her home for the 2 months?
    • 137 + $124
    • $137 - $124
    • $137 x $124
    • 137 / $124
  3. Carl filled up the gas tank on his delivery truck. The total cost of the gas is shown on the pump below. If he paid for the gas with a $50 bill, which of the following expressions shows how much money Carl should get back in charge?

    • $50 + $28
    • $50 x $28
    • $50 / $28
    • $50 - $28
  4. Mark starts with $327 in his checking account. If he writes a check for $189, which of the following expressions shows how much will be left in his account?
    • $189 + $ 327
    • $327 - $189
    • $189 x $327
    • $327 / $189
  5. Four friends carpool to work together Monday through Friday. Each week they pay a total of $62 for gas, parking, and tolls. Which of the following expressions shows how they could split the cost evenly?
    • $189 + $327
    • $327 - $189
    • $189 x $327
    • $327 / $189
  6. Pepper High School's cheerleading squad is hosting a car wash to help raise money for their trip to the National High School Cheerleading Championship. They earn $8 for each car they wash. By the end of the day, the squad washed 123 cars. Write the expression that shows how much money the cheerleaders raised from the car wash._________
Answers:
  1. $269 x 12
  2. 137 + $124
  3. $50 - $28
  4. $327 - $189
  5. $327 / $189
  6. $8 x 123


Reference:

Complete Test Preparation for the GED Test 2014 by Steck-Vaughn