GED Practice

GED Math Review: Solving Word Problem


Questions:

Direction: Choose or write the answer to each questions.


  1. Marcus has $827 in his checking account. He writes a check for $189. How much will be left in the account?
    • $762
    • $738
    • $648
    • $638

      Questions 2 refers to the following  diagram.

  2. Alexa is buying carpet for her home. The diagram shows the amount of carpeting needed for each of two rooms. What is the total square feet of carpet that Alexa needs?
    • 322
    • 320
    • 312
    • 222
  3. The Valdez family pays $289 a month on a car loan. How much will the family spend on the car loan in a 1-year period?
    • $360
    • $1,200
    • $2,890
    • $3,468
  4. Six friends commute to work together. Each week, the gas, parking, and tolls cost $114. If they split the costs equally, how much does each friends pay per week toward the commuting costs?
    • $18
    • $19
    • $108
    • $120
  5. Emily worked 68 hours in 2 weeks. She earns $7 per hour. How much did she earn in the 2 weeks?
    • $51
    • $75
    • $435
    • $476
  6. The Scotts drove 576 miles in 8 hours. If they drove the same number of miles each hour, how many miles did they drive in 1 hour?

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Answers:

  1. $638
  2. 322
  3. $3,468
  4. $19
  5. $476
  6. 72 miles







Reference:




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