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Problem 1 :

Michelle is paid \$8.40 per hour and time-and-a-half for overtime. If a normal day's work is 7 hours, how much would she be paid for 10 hours work in one day?

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Problem 2 :

Jake receives a holiday loading of 17 1/2% on four week's normal pay. If he works 37 hours in a normal week and is paid \$9.20 per hour, how much money does he receive as his holiday loading?

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Problem 3 :

In a week, a saleswomen sells \$6000 worth of equipment. If she is paid \$150 plus 10% commission on sales in excess of \$4000, how much does she earn?

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Problem 4 :

A waiter works from 5:00 pm till 1.30 am four days in one week. His hourly rate of pay is \$14.65 and he gets an average of \$9.20 as tips per working night. Find his income for the week.

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Problem 5 :

Find the net pay for the week if Saransh earns \$420.80, is taxed \$128.80, pays \$42.19 for superannuation and his miscellaneous deductions total \$76.34. What percentage of his gross pay did he pay in tax?

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Problem 6 :

Find the tax payable on a taxable income of \$40180 if the tax is \$2380 plus 30 cents for each \$1 in excess of \$20000.

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Problem 7 :

James received a salary of \$18300 and from investment an income of \$496. His total tax deductions were \$3050. What is his taxable income?

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Problem 8 :

Tom's taxable income for the tear was \$13860. Find the tax which must be paid if it is 17 cents for each \$1 in excess of \$6000.

Solution

 1)  \$96.602)  \$238.283)  \$3504)  \$ 534.90 5)  30.6%6)  \$84347)   \$157468)  \$1336.2

Look at the picture below. What is the value of each of the following.

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Problem 5 :

A shop keeper gives 10% discount on all items. If discounted price of the radio is \$1620, find the original price of the radio ?

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Problem 6 :

A shopkeeper buys 5 dinning tables for \$55000. If he sells them for a profit of 20%, find the selling price of one dinning table ?

Solution

1)  \$179.97

2)  \$179.97

3)   10.7%.

4)  11.1%

5)  1800

6)  13200

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