# Numerical Skills/Pre-Algebra Placement

 (Averages: Means, Medians, and Modes) 1. What is the average (arithmetic mean) of 8, 7, 7, 5, 3, 2, and 2? A.  3 B.  4 C.  4 D.  5 E.  6 (Basic Operations with Decimals) 2. Ben is making wooden toys for the next arts and crafts sale. Each toy costs Ben \$1.80 to make. If he sells the toys for \$3.00 each, how many will he have to sell to make a profit of exactly \$36.00 ? A.  12 B.  20 C.  30 D.  60 E.  108 (Basic Operations with Fractions) 3. How many yards of material from a 24-yard length of cloth remain after 3 pieces, each 3 yards long, and 5 pieces, each 2 yards long, are removed? A.  2 B.  4 C.  4 D.  10 E.  10 (Percentages) 4. Phillip charged \$400 worth of goods on his credit card. On his first bill, he was not charged any interest, and he made a payment of \$20. He then charged another \$18 worth of goods. On his second bill a month later, he was charged 2% interest on his entire unpaid balance. How much interest was Phillip charged on his second bill? A.  \$8.76 B.  \$7.96 C.  \$7.60 D.  \$7.24 E.  \$6.63