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- By selling a hurricane lamp for sh.40 a trader makes a 25% profit on his buying price. How much did he pay for it?
- sh.10
- sh.30
- sh.32
- sh.50

- A rectangular block has edges of lengths 70cm, 50cm and xcm. Its volume is 1.4m
^{3}. Calculate x.- 0.04
- 4
- 400
- 4000

- Find the difference between the largest and the smallest fractions: 2/5, 5/12 and 1/3?
- 1/12
- 1/15
- 3/4
- 4/9

- In a school,the proportion of boys to girls is 8:5.If there are 160 girls in the school ,what is the total number of pupils?
- 100
- 250
- 260
- 416

- If x = 4 is a solution of the equation;3x
^{2}+8=px.Then the value of p is- 96
- 56
- 38
- 14

- What number,expressed in binary is one less than 1100
_{two}- 1001
_{two} - 1011
_{two} - 1000
_{two} - 111
_{two}

- 1001
- The coordinates of the point at which the line 4x-2y+5=0 cuts the y-axis are
- (0,5/2)
- (5/2,0)
- (0,-5/4)
- (-5/4,0)

- Given that f(x)=2x & g(x)=x+3: then fg(x)=
- 2x+3
- 2x+6
- 3x+3
- 2x
^{2}+6x

- What is the square root of 0.25 x 0.64?
- 0.040
- 4.000
- 0.400
- 0.004

- From the formular F= 9/5C+32: find the value of F such that 5F=C.
- -20
- -4
- 4
- 41

- Land within a city boundary is classified under three headings:(i) building land (ii) land for roads (iii) land reserved for open spaces. When the proprtions of (i), (ii), (iii) are represented on a pie chart, the sector representing the 1200hectares of open space has a central angle of 48 degrees:what is the total area within the city boundary?
- 4000ha
- 4500ha
- 7800ha
- 9000ha

- A bag contains red, blue and green beads.The probability that a bead drawn at random from the bag will be red is 3/5:and that it will be blue is 3/10.What is the probability that the first bead drawn at random will be green?
- 9/50
- 41/50
- 1/10
- 9/10

- The sides of triangle PQR are: PQ=5cm, QR=5cm, PR=6cm. Find the cosine of the angle P.
- 3/5
- 4/5
- 5/6
- 6/5

- If a*b means a x 2
^{b}calculate 2*(-1)- -4
- 0
- 1
- 2

- The gradient of the line through (0,4) and (8,0) is
- 1/2
- -1/2
- 2
- -2