Sales Tax, Tipping, Discounts, Increase/Decrease

Directions: The following questions pertain to percents as they relate to sales tax, tipping, discounts, and increase/decrease. Read carefully and choose the best answer.

1.
You received a special shopper discount card for your birthday for 10% off any purchase. You decide to buy a pair of sneakers costing \$65 and use your discount card. If sales tax of 8% is applied after the discount, what was your final price for the sneaker?
Choose:
 \$54.68 \$58.50 \$63.18 \$64.68

2.
If a forecast is correct, gasoline, which sells for \$2.80 per gallon, is expected to increase by 120% in two years. What will the new price of gasoline, per gallon, be in two years?
Choose:
 \$3.36 \$4.00 \$5.36 \$6.16

3.
An antique vase sells for \$80. If the price increases by 18%, and then decreases by 20%, what is the new price?
Choose:
 \$64.90 \$75.52 \$83.18 \$94.40

4.
Kyle and his brothers want to buy 3 of the Transparent Skateboards which sell for \$98.00 each. The local sales tax rate is 8%.
How much will each brother have to contribute toward this purchase, if they each put in the same amount of money?
Choose:
 \$73.50 \$79.38 \$79.50 \$83.42

5.
Your dream CD player is on sale for 20% off the original price.  If the original price is \$270, what is the sale price?

Choose:
 \$54 \$216 \$250 \$254

6.
An animal shelter is checking out the sale prices of the dog food they use from two different stores.
Store A (local): A large bag of the dog food at \$64.00 a bag is discounted 20%. A sales tax of 8% will be applied to the discounted price.
Store B (on-line): A large bag of the dog food is on sale for \$48.00 a bag. A handling fee of 7% is charged, along with a \$5.95 shipping fee.
Which store offers the cheaper deal, and by how much cheaper?
Choose:
 Store A is \$2.01 cheaper Store B is \$2.01 cheaper Store A is \$2.41 cheaper Store B is \$2.41 cheaper

7.
Karie and Ian go to dinner at a local bistro. The bill for the dinner is \$43.98. If a tip of 18% is given for good service, and they decide to split the cost, how much will each have paid for this dinner?

Choose:
 \$21.99 \$23.95 \$25.95 \$26.92

8.
An on-line tutoring web site is offering a one month's subscription for \$40. Dave found an on-line coupon that will give a 5% discount on this one month subscription. If sales tax of 7.2% is applied after the discount, what will Dave have to pay for the one month tutoring service?

Choose:
 \$38.00 \$40.74 \$41.00 \$41.74

9.
Darla's dog groomer charges \$42.95 for a wash and trim. Darla usually gives the groomer a 20% tip because the groomer does a good job even though Darla's dog is fidgety.
During her latest trip to the groomer, her dog was attended by the new assistant, and Darla was not pleased. As a result, she only gave a 5% tip for the service. How much did the grooming shop lose in tips from this visit?
Choose:
 \$8.59 \$6.44 \$10.74 \$2.15

10.
Jeans are on sale for 40% off the original price. If the discounted price is \$27.00, what was the price for the jeans before the discount?
(sales tax is not being considered)

Choose:
 \$63.00 \$40.74 \$67.50 \$45.00