2007 AMC 12A Problems

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Problem 1

One ticket to a show costs $20$ at full price. Susan buys 4 tickets using a coupon that gives her a 25% discount. Pam buys 5 tickets using a coupon that gives her a 30% discount. How many more dollars does Pam pay than Susan?

$\mathrm{(A)}\ 2\qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ 5\qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ 10\qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ 15\qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ 20$

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Problem 2

An aquarium has a rectangular base that measures 100 cm by 40 cm and has a height of 50 cm. It is filled with water to a height of 40 cm. A brick with a rectangular base that measures 40 cm by 20 cm and a height of 10 cm is placed in the aquarium. By how many centimeters does the water rise?

$\mathrm{(A)}\ 0.5\qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ 1\qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ 1.5\qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ 2\qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ 2.5$


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Problem 3

The larger of two consecutive odd integers is three times the smaller. What is their sum?

$\mathrm{(A)}\ 4\qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ 8\qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ 12\qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ 16\qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ 20$

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Problem 4

Kate rode her bicycle for 30 minutes at a speed of 16 mph, then walked for 90 minutes at a speed of 4 mph. What was her overall average speed in miles per hour?

$\mathrm{(A)}\ 7\qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ 9\qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ 10\qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ 12\qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ 14$

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Problem 5

Last year Mr. Jon Q. Public received an inheritance. He paid $20\%$ in federal taxes on the inheritance, and paid $10\%$ of what he had left in state taxes. He paid a total of $$10500 for both taxes. How many dollars was his inheritance?

$(\mathrm {A})30000$ $(\mathrm {B})32500$ $(\mathrm {C})35000$ $(\mathrm {D})37500$ $(\mathrm {E})40000$


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