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07102010, 10:02 AM  #1  
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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 Thank you. 

07102010, 10:12 AM  #2  
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Re: I need help with some maths questions.
Colin, I think you can help here.


07102010, 10:54 AM  #3  
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Re: I need help with some maths questions.
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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+4898 You do the arithmetic. 

07102010, 11:00 AM  #4  
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Re: I need help with some maths questions.
Whoops i didnt mean to include that one, its mostly the percentages ones.


07102010, 11:13 AM  #5  
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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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07102010, 12:19 PM  #6  
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Re: I need help with some maths questions.
Out of interest what are these for?
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07102010, 12:44 PM  #7  
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Re: I need help with some maths questions.
for a job application form.


07102010, 01:00 PM  #8  
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colinspicer gets the job!


07102010, 01:20 PM  #9  
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... and the rest!
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07102010, 01:51 PM  #10  
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