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END OF TERM 1 PROGRESSIVE TEST DECEMBER 2021 MATHEMATICS YEAR 9 INSTRUCTIONS: - ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS IN THE SPACES PROVIDED. 1. a) The population of a town is 176000. If it increases at the rate of 5% per annum, what will be its population 2 years hence? [3mks] b) Sugar contain 5% water. What quantity of pure Sugar should be added to 10 litres of water to reduce this to 2%. [3mks] c) 500 pencils were distributed equally among children in such a way that the number of pencils received by each child is 20% of the total number of children. How many pencils did each child receive? [3mks] 2. You are tired at the end of the term and decide to borrow $500 to go on a trip to Whatever Land. You go to the bank and borrow the money at 11% for 2 years. a) Find the interest you will pay on the loan. [3mks]