## Test your basic knowledge |

# DSST Business Math

**Instructions:**

- Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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- Match each statement with the correct term.
- Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.

**1. Convert .62 to a percent**

**2. A team won 16 games and lost 9 games. What percent of games did the team lose?**

**3. accounts receivable/ average daily sales**

**4. To take advantage of the 6% cash discount - a retailer made a $2 -000 partial payment during the discount period. How much was the retailer credited for the $2 -000 partial payment?**

**5. The average car payment is $_ per month for _ months.**

**6. S=X+nrX Where: X=the original sum invested r=the interest rate (as a proportion - e.g. 0.05=5%) n=the number of periods S=the sum invested after n periods (capital + interest) - e.g. invest $1000 @ 10% simple interest for 5 years = 1000+(50.101000)**

**7. Use compliments - Step 1 Find compliments 25% = 100-25%= 75% - 10%= 90% - 10%=90% Step 2 Multiple Compliments 75%x90%x90% .75x.90x.90= .6075 Step 3 Convert to Percentage .6075= 60.75% Step 4 Compliment it 100%-60.75%= 39.35%**

**8. Units Sold/ (Units Sold + On Hand Inventory)**

**9. cost of an item expressed per unit of measure or count.**

**10. Convert 65% to a decimal**

**11. IRR=1 + [(NPV1/NPV1-NPV2)(2-1)]% Where: 1=one interest rate 2=the other NPV1=the NPV at rate 1 NPV2=the NPV at rate 2 (NPV = Net Present Value)**

**12. When refunds or retail price reductions are given to customers - these activities reduce the value of this (also known as initial sales). formula: GS = NS + RED; GS$ = NS$ X GS%**

**13. $ Cost/ (100%-markup%)**

**14. $ Cost x (100 + Mark-up %) / 100**

**15. Another way of counting part of a whole?**

**16. Accounts payable - bonds - notes payable (bank loans) - provisions for pensions**

**17. A form of closed-end credit used for purchasing durable goods such as cars**

**18. He availability of your money is called _.**

**19. The average car will lose _% of its value in the first 4 years.**

**20. A/b**

**21. Date of invoice - the cash discount terms will have no dating within the discount statement; ex: 4/10 - n/30**

**22. A count of every item on the floor - in stock rooms - warehouse - etc. to determine whether shortages or overages are occuring**

**23. Start with list price - List price: $6400 x 25% - x 10% - x10% % - Taken one after another(subtract)**

**24. Planned Sales + Planned Markdowns + Planned EOM - Planned BOM**

**25. Cash on delivery; this dating is used when the vendor does not know the retailer or the retailer does not have a strong line of credit**

**26. Accounts receivable - buildings - cash - copyrights - equiptment - furniture and fixtures - land - tomor vehicles**

**27. Gross Margin/ Average Inventory Cost**

**28. 1. develop a vision statement for the company - 2. scan the internal and external environments - 3. determine issues critical to the company - 4. select the problem to be solved - 5. determine the specific strategy to achieve the solution - 6. identi**

**29. After 4 years - $5 -000 will grow to how much if it earns 10% interest?**

**30. total annual sales/365**

**31. Convert .36 to a percent**

**32. When sales plans are underestimated and the stock purchases result in a low inventory**

**33. Receipt of goods; the cash discount period and net period begin with the date of receipt of goods; ex: 8/10 ROG - n/30**

**34. What is the product of 3.26 and 0.4?**

**35. (TY-LY)/ LY or (Plan-Actual)/**

**36. ($ Retail x 100 / COST) - 100**

**37. The sum of the cost of doing business - except the cost of goods; they include such items as sales persons' salaries - bags - paper and pencils - and cleaning of carpets...**

**38. Total Net Sales / Total Number of Transactions**

**39. What happens when your expenses - etc. are higher than your sales**

**40. The wholesale cost of an item (cost of goods - or COG)**

**41. A/b - c/b = a-c/b**

**42. Divide the result by 1-the decrease proportion - eg) X=16/(1-0.25)=21.33 - 16 is a 25% decrease of 21.33**

**43. BOM $ Stock/ Sales for period**

**44. A measure of the number of days needed to collect accounts receivable.**

**45. A formal document that is used for a variety of functions within a retail business; it provides a big picture look at the succinct expression of the sales - markup - and profit for a business**

**46. A^m/a^n = a^(m-n)**

**47. A value or an expression of how fast merchandise moves through the store; also called turn. formula: turn - NS$ / Average Stock$ (average stock$ = BOM$ + EOM$)/(#BOM + 1)**

**48. Turning assets into cash.**

**49. A plane flies 980 miles in 1 2/3 hours. How many miles does the plane average per hour**

**50. The recommended house payment should be no more than _% of your monthly take-home pay.**