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Chapter 6



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The third number to the right of the decimal point is in the __________ position.
a.
tenths
b.
thousandths
c.
hundreds
d.
thousands
 

 2. 

Which pipe has a larger internal diameter?
a.
Schedule 40
b.
Schedule 80
c.
Schedule 120
d.
All have the same internal diameter.
 

 3. 

If you buy three tools that cost $29.99, $15.50, and $8.95, what is the total cost of the tools?
a.
$44.54
b.
$44.45
c.
$54.54
d.
$54.44
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 4. 

23.73 plus 9.18 = ____________________.
 

 

 5. 

39.02 + 6.1 + 12.88 = ____________________.
 

 

 6. 

12.6 minus 3.3 = ____________________.
 

 

 7. 

712.3 minus 650.59 = ____________________.
 

 

 8. 

1,002.62 + 431.1 + 1.545 = ____________________.
 

 

 9. 

6.6 ´ 2.3 = ____________________.
 

 

 10. 

5.302 ´ 4.9 = ____________________.
 

 

 11. 

0.18 ´ 0.27 = ____________________.
 

 

 12. 

623.15 divided by 12.9 = ____________________.
 

 

 13. 

419 divided by .75 = ____________________.
 

 

 14. 

You pay $3,245.64 for materials and $650.00 for labor to wire a basement. If you are paid $4500.00 for the job, you will have a profit of ____________________.
 

 

 15. 

If 500 feet of Type NM cable costs $55.90, 200 feet will cost ____________________.
 

 

 16. 

A shim is made 0.0025 inch thick. The thickness should be 0.00225 inch. The difference in thickness is ____________________ inch.
 

 

Short Answer
 

 17. 

The weight of a certain wire is 240 pounds per 1,000 feet. What is the cost of 600 feet of this wire at $1.65 per pound?
 

 18. 

What is the cost of 1250 feet of BX cable if it sells for $0.495 per foot?
 

 19. 

If 0.75 square of shingles can be applied in one hour, how long will it take to apply 9.5 squares?
 

 20. 

Explain what a decimal fraction is.
 



 
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