# Number Manipulation Practice

- Posted by Brian Stocker MA
- Date Published May 9, 2014
- Date modified November 28, 2020
- Comments 5 comments

### Practice Questions

**1. What is 6 more than 1/3 of 25?**

a. 8.33

b. 15

c. 14.33

d. 18

**2. What number is the largest? **

a. 50% of 50

b. 2/5 of 200

c. 0.2 portion of 20

d. 1/5th of 30

**3. What is the smallest value? **

a. 0.4 portion of 200

b. 50% of 100

c. 0.06 portion of 2000

d. 2% of 1000

**4. What number is the largest? **

a. 5 % of 400

b. 25% of 4000

c. 2 % of 500

d. 8% of 1000

**5. What is the smallest value? **

a. 4 % of 4

b. 5 % of 5

c. 0.3% of 12

d. 1/5 of 100

**6. What is 8 more than 2/5 of 20? **

a. 10

b. 12

c. 16

d. 8

**7. What is 6 more than 50% of 50? **

a. 31

b. 41

c. 25

d. 26

**8. What number subtracted from 100 leaves 7 more than 3/4 of 40? **

a. 50

b. 63

c. 47

d. 75

**9. What number divided by 5 is 1/4 of 100?**

a. 125

b. 150

c. 75

d. 225

**10. 1/5 of what number is 5 times 10?**

a. 150

b. 200

c. 250

d. 100

**11. What number multiplied by 5 is 10 less than 52?**

a. 8.4

b. 10.24

c. 20

d. 22.5

**12. What number subtracted by 25 is 1/5 of 50?**

a. 125

b. 150

c. 50

d. 35

**13. What number is 15 less than 3/5 of 40?**

a. 42

b. 17

c. 9

d. 18

**14. What number is 10 times 1/2 of 60?**

a. 100

b. 300

c. 250

d. 75

**15. 2/3 of what number added to 10 is 3 times 15?**

a. 50

b. 52.5

c. 65

d. 72.8

### Answer Key

**1. C
**1/3 of 25 = 8.33 + 6 = 14.33

**2. B
**a. 50% of 50 = 25

b. 2/5 of 200 = 80

c. 0.2 portion of 20 = 4

d. 1/5 of 30 = 6B is the largest.

**3. D
**a. 0.4 portion of 200 = 80

b. 50% of 100 = 50

c. 0.06 portion of 2000 = 120

d. 2% of 1000 = 20D is the smallest

**4. B
**a. 5% of 400 = 20

b. 25% of 4000 = 1000

c. 2% of 500 = 10

d. 8% of 1000 = 80

B is the largest.

**5. C
**a. 4% of 4 = .16

b. 5% of 5 = 0.25

c. 0.3% of 12 = 0.036

d. 1/5 of 100 = 20

C is the smallest.

**6. C
**2/5 of 20 = 8 + 8 = 16

**7. A
**50% of 50 = 25 + 6 = 31

**8. B
**3/4 of 40 = 30 + 7 = 37100 – 37 = 63

**9. A
**1/4 X 100 = 2525 X 5 = 125

**10. C
**5 X 10 = 501/5Z = 50Z = 250

**11. A
**5z = 52 – 10Z = 10.4 – 2Z = 8.4

**12. D
**Z – 25 = 1/5 X 50Z – 25 = 10Z = 35

**13. C
**Z -15 = 3/5 X 40Z – 15 = 24Z = 24 – 15Z = 9

**14. B
**Z = 10 X (1/2 X 60)Z = 10 X 30Z = 300

**15. B
**2/3Z + 10 = 3 X 152/3 Z = 45 – 10Z = 35 X 3/2Z = 52.5

**Written by:**Brian Stocker MA, Complete Test Preparation Inc.

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## 5 Comments

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Thanks and good luck.

number three is supposed to be answer a. 0.4 percent of 200 is 0.8 not 80. but over all i think this is a great resource and i know it has helped me tremendously in studying for the hspt.