# Average and Round up: Practice Questions GMAT

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1. Ginger over the course of an average work-week wanted to see how much she spent on lunch daily. On Monday and Thursday, she spent \$ 5.43 total. On Tuesday and Wednesday, she spent \$ 3.54 on each day. On Friday, she spent \$ 7.89 on lunch. What was her average daily cost?
1. \$ 3.19
2. \$ 3.75
3. \$ 3.90
4. \$ 4.08
5. \$ 4.23

Answer: d

2. What is 1230.932567 rounded to the nearest hundredths place?
1. 1200
2. 1230.9326
3. 1230.93
4. 1230
5. 1230.933

Answer: c

3. Subtract the following numbers rounded to the nearest tenths place. 134.679,45.548 and 67.8807
1. 21.3
2. 21.25
3. -58.97
4. -59.0
5. 1

Answer: a

4. What is the absolute value of-9?
1. -9
2. 9
3. 0
4. -1
5. 1

Answer: b

5. What is the median of the following list of numbers? 4, 5, 7, 9,10, 12
1. 6
2. 7.5
3. 7.8
4. 8
5. 9

Answer: d

6. What is the mathematical average of the number of weeks in a year, seasons in a year, and the number of days in January?
1. 36
2. 33
3. 32
4. 31
5. 29

Answer: e

7. In a college, some courses contribute more towards an overall GPA than other courses. For example, a science class is worth 4 points; mathematics is worth 3 points; history is worth 2 points; and English is worth 3 points. The values of the grade letters are as follows, A = 4, B = 3, C = 2, D = 1, F = 0. What is the GPA of a student who made a C in Trigonometry, a B in American History, an A in Botany, and a B in Microbiology?
1. 2.59
2. 2.86
3. 3.08
4. 3.33
5. 3.67

Answer: c

8. Over the course of a week, Fred spent \$ 28.49 on lunch. What was the average cost per day?
1. \$ 4.07
2. \$ 3.57
3. \$ 6.51
4. \$ 2.93
5. \$ 5.41

Answer: a

9. A roast was cooked at 325° F in the oven for 4 hours. The internal temperature rose from 32° F to 145° F. What was the average rise in temperature per hour?
1. 20.2° F/hr
2. 28.25° F/hr
3. 32.03° F/hr
4. 37° F/hr
5. 37.29° F/hr

Answer: b

10. In the number 743.25 which digit represents the tenths space?
1. 2
2. 3
3. 4
4. 5
5. 6

Answer: a

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