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Old 07-10-2010, 10:02 AM   #1
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Default I need help with some maths questions.

Random thread but i would appreciate any help available into answering these questions, thanks


If the opening stock of Pinot Grigio is 120 bottles, 2 deliveries of 48 bottles are received, and the closing stock is 98 bottles.
Required
How many have been sold?
118
126
130
142
70

If the following costs are incurred on sales of £18,500: Staff Wages - £3,367, Management Salary - £2,250.
Required
What are the following percentages? (To 1 decimal place)
a) Staff Costs
17.8%
19.6%
18.2%
30.4%
12.2%

Required
b) Management Costs
30.4%
15.2%
21.3%
8.4%
12.2%

Required
c) Total Employment Costs
30.4%
27.2%
32.5%
21.9%
36.8%

If a pizza costs £2.85 to produce and is sold to the guest for £9.95, what percentage gross profit is made from this dish? (To 1 decimal place)
Required64.3%
81.2%
72.8%
71.4%
69.2%

What is the VAT amount on an item that sells for £8.50?
Required£1.92
£1.49
£1.27
£1.17
£0.98

A case of 24 bottles of Lager costs £15.84 from our suppliers and we sell each individual bottle for £2.95.
Required
a) What percentage profit do we make on each bottle?
63.2%
77.6%
76.7%
22.4%
36.8%

Required
b) How much cash profit is made on the whole case?
£54.96
£70.80
£62.10
£48.34
£69.21

The Belvedere Arms takes £11,800 in drink sales and £5,600 in food sales in a week. In the same week the pub delivers £8,496 profit on drink and £3,640 profit on food. The week's sales budget is £16,200.
Required
What are: (To the nearest whole number)
a) Total Sales
£17,400
£12,136
£21,300
£29,536
£18,500

Required
b) Performance against Sales Budget
Up by 6.9%
Down by 7.4%
Flat
Up by 7.4%
Down by 6.9%

Required
c) Food GP%
56%
153%
65%
178%
Impossible to say

Required
d) Drink GP%
72%
49%
151%
138%
Impossible to say

Required
e) Total GP%
143%
127%
62%
70%
Impossible to say


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Old 07-10-2010, 10:12 AM   #2
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Old 07-10-2010, 10:54 AM   #3
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Random thread but i would appreciate any help available into answering these questions, thanks


If the opening stock of Pinot Grigio is 120 bottles, 2 deliveries of 48 bottles are received, and the closing stock is 98 bottles.
Required
How many have been sold?
118
126
130
142
70
.....
Here is some help for this question.

Stock of 120 receives addition of 48 plus 48.

So total stock is now 120+48+48

After selling some, the remaining stock is 98.

So number sold is 120+48+48-98

You do the arithmetic.
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Old 07-10-2010, 11:00 AM   #4
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Whoops i didnt mean to include that one, its mostly the percentages ones.
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Old 07-10-2010, 11:13 AM   #5
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Default Re: I need help with some maths questions.

Not going to answer the questions for you, tactac but here are some hints....

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Random thread but i would appreciate any help available into answering these questions, thanks


If the opening stock of Pinot Grigio is 120 bottles, 2 deliveries of 48 bottles are received, and the closing stock is 98 bottles.
Required
How many have been sold?
118
126
130
142
70

See Rumps reply

If the following costs are incurred on sales of £18,500: Staff Wages - £3,367, Management Salary - £2,250.
Required
What are the following percentages? (To 1 decimal place)
a) Staff Costs
17.8%
19.6%
18.2%
30.4%
12.2%

Divide Staff Wages by Sales & multiply by 100 to get percentage

Required
b) Management Costs
30.4%
15.2%
21.3%
8.4%
12.2%

Divide Management Salary by Sales & multiply by 100 to get percentage

Required
c) Total Employment Costs
30.4%
27.2%
32.5%
21.9%
36.8%

Add Staff Wages to Management salary, divide total by Sales & multiply by 100 to get percentage

If a pizza costs £2.85 to produce and is sold to the guest for £9.95, what percentage gross profit is made from this dish? (To 1 decimal place)
Required64.3%
81.2%
72.8%
71.4%
69.2%

Gross profit is Sale Price minus Cost. Divide result by Sale Price and multiply by 100.

What is the VAT amount on an item that sells for £8.50?
Required£1.92
£1.49
£1.27
£1.17
£0.98

Divide VAT rate (assume 17.5%) by 100 and add to 1.00. Divide Sale Price by result. Subtract result from Sale Price.

A case of 24 bottles of Lager costs £15.84 from our suppliers and we sell each individual bottle for £2.95.
Required
a) What percentage profit do we make on each bottle?
63.2%
77.6%
76.7%
22.4%
36.8%

Divide cost by number of bottles. Divide individual sale price by result. Subtract 1.00 and multiply by 100.

Required
b) How much cash profit is made on the whole case?
£54.96
£70.80
£62.10
£48.34
£69.21

Multiply individual sale price by number of bottles. Subtract total cost.
I'll have a look at the rest later.
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Random thread but i would appreciate any help available into answering these questions, thanks


Thank you.
Out of interest what are these for?
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The Belvedere Arms takes £11,800 in drink sales and £5,600 in food sales in a week. In the same week the pub delivers £8,496 profit on drink and £3,640 profit on food. The week's sales budget is £16,200.
Required
What are: (To the nearest whole number)
a) Total Sales
£17,400
£12,136
£21,300
£29,536
£18,500

I hope you don't need help with this one!

Required
b) Performance against Sales Budget
Up by 6.9%
Down by 7.4%
Flat
Up by 7.4%
Down by 6.9%

Total Sales divided by Sales Budget. Subtract 1.00 from result and multiply by 100

Required
c) Food GP%
56%
153%
65%
178%

Profit divided by Sale Price mutlipled by 100

Required
d) Drink GP%
72%
49%
151%
138%

As above.

Required
e) Total GP%
143%
127%
62%
70%

Total profit for drinks and food divided by total sales for drinks and food. Result multiplied by 100


Thank you.
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Is this not cheating then?
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