# Understanding Mathematics

This set of MCQs helps you brush up on important math topics and prepare you to dive into skill practice.

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Mike takes out a hire-purchase loan of R 20 000 from the bank in order to purchase printing equipment for his new business. They charge a simple interest rate of 8% p.a. Mike pays a deposit of 15% and insurance costs of 2,5% p.a. on the purchase price. Mike is expected to pay the loan back over 5 years. How much does Mike pay as a deposit?

3050

3000

4500

5200

. Determine which polynomial is the quotient of (5x^2 – 25x – 40) ÷ 5.

-x^2 – 5x – 8

x^2 – 5x – 8

x^2 +5x – 8

x^2 – 5x +8

Ashna wants to invest some money at a simple interest rate of 11% p.a. How much money should she invest if she wants to reach a sum of Rs. 26,000 after 4 years?

Rs. 18055,65

Rs. 18645,56

Rs. 18055,56

Rs. 19055,56

Dan earns \$8.50 per hour as a dishwasher. Determine the fewest number of hours he must work to earn more than \$408.

49

56

61

43

How long will it take to double an amount of money invested at 12,5% p.a. simple interest?

6 years

8 years

9 years

18 years

Point A has coordinates (4, –3). It is reflected across the x-axis to create point A%. What are the coordinates of A%?

(-4, 3)

(-4,- 3)

(4, -3)

(4, 3)

A tangent comes in contact with the radius of a circle at an angle of,

60

45

30

90

Determine which inequality matches the statement: A number is less than 4.

x ≤ 4

x < 4

x ≥ 4

x > 4

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Title: Understanding Mathematics
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