Controls given to one branch of government to limit the power of another branch are known as
A. appellate jurisdiction.
B. popular sovereignty.
C. basic rights.
D. checks and balances.

D. checks and balances.

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If you grow 738 pumpkins and sell 481, how many do you have left?
A. 481
B. 690
C. 1,209
D. 257
**Weegy:** If you grow 738 pumpkins and sell 481, how many do you have left?
738 - 481 = D. 257 **User:** If you grow 523 eggplants and sell 378, how many do you have left?
A. 901
B. 154
C. 197
D. 145
**Weegy:** 523 - 378 = D. 145 **User:** Express the fractions 3/4, 7/16, and 5/8 with the LCD.
A. 24/32, 14/32, 24/32
B. 12/16, 7/16, 10/16
C. 9/16, 49/16, 36/16
D. 3/4, 2/4, 3/4 (More)

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If you divide an inheritance of $45,600.00 among 22 heirs, each heir will receive
A. $207.27.
B. $2,073.72.
C. $2,027.27.
D. $2,072.73.
**Weegy:** B. $2,072.73. **User:** The LCD for the fractions 1/3, 3/4, 5/32, and 8/9 is
A. 3,072.
B. 64.
C. 24.
D. 288.
**Weegy:** The lowest common denominator for 1/3, 3/4, 5/32 and 8/9 is: a. 288 **User:** The total of 42, 75, 189, 301, and 728 is
A. 2,301.
B. 1,297.
C. 1,335.
D. 1,533.
**Weegy:** 42 + 75 + 189 + 301 + 728 = 1,335. Your answer is A. 1,335.
**User:** Jan Quint earns $7.00 an hour at her job and is entitled to time-and-a-half for overtime, and double time on holidays. Last week she worked 40 hours of regular time, 9 hours of overtime, and 12 hours of holiday time. How much did she earn last week?
A. $542.50
B. $348.75
C. $524.50
D. $532.00
**Weegy:** The answer is A. $542.50 **User:** Phil Smith is a car salesman. Last week his total sales amounted to $27,650.00, and he received $1,382.50 in commission. What is his rate of commission?
A. 17 percent
B. 5 percent
C. 4.8 percent
D. 23 percent
**User:** Jim paddles from one shore of a lake three miles wide at 4 mph, and John paddles from the opposite shore at 5 mph. How long will they travel before they meet?
A. 3 hours
B. 27 minutes
C. 1 hour, 24 minutes
D. 20 minutes **Weegy:** C. 20 minutes **User:** The tax rate on Ned Topolino's $112,000 vacation home is 25 mills. The property is assessed at full value. How much will Ned pay in taxes this year?
A. $28,000
B. $7,800
C. $2,800
D. $780
**Weegy:** The answer is A. $2800 **User:** Ralph Jordan recently bought a new lawnmower for $228.00. If he had to pay 6% sales tax on the lawnmower, what was the total cost of the lawnmower?
A. $241.68
B. $234.00
C. $312.42
D. $251.62
**Weegy:** A. $241.68 was the total cost of the lawnmower **User:** John Davis makes $9.75 an hour. He works four hours on Monday, six hours on Tuesday, five hours on Wednesday, five hours on Thursday, and seven hours on Friday. What is his gross pay?
A. $132.70
B. $174.20
C. $263.25
D. $269.98
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John Davis makes $9.75 an hour. He works four hours on Monday, six hours on Tuesday, five hours on Wednesday, five hours on Thursday, and seven hours on Friday. What is his gross pay?
A. $132.70
B. $174.20
C. $263.25
D. $269.98
**Weegy:** Total hours worked = 4+6+5+5+7 = 27 Gross pay = 27 * 9.75 = 263.25 The correct answer is: D. $263.25 **User:** Henry Devine bought a new dishwasher for $320. He paid $20 down and made 10 monthly payments of $34. What actual yearly interest rate did Henry pay?
A. 14.55
B. 29.09
C. 68.75
D. 34.38
**Weegy:** The answer is C. 14.55 . **User:** Suppose your bank honors a check for which you don't have sufficient funds in your checking account. This action means that you've arranged beforehand for a/an
A. overdraft loan.
B. personal loan.
C. mortgage loan.
D. installment loan.
**Weegy:** B. overdraft loan **User:** From net earnings of $740 per month, Ginger Elliott must spend $200 for her portion of the rent on an apartment she shares with two friends. What percent of her net income is her rent payment?
A. 38 percent
B. 32 percent
C. 73 percent
D. 27 percent
**Weegy:** she spends 27 % of her net income on rent. **User:** Jose Rodriguez's checking account had a starting balance of $1,234.56. He wrote a check for $115.12 for plumbing supplies and a check for $225.00 for a loan payment. Yesterday he deposited $96.75 in his checking account. What is Jose's current balance?
A. $1,441.19
B. $1,477.93
C. $894.44 **Weegy:** C. $894.44 **User:** John and Mary Billings own a condominium with an assessed value of $110,000. If the tax rate is 25 mills per $1.00 of assessed valuation, how much tax do they pay?
A. $1,840
B. $1,200
C. $2,750
D. $1,420
**Weegy:** B. $110,000 x 0.025 = $2,750 tax **User:** The gross income of Ginger Hughes is $215 per week. Her deductions are: $15.16, FICA tax; $29.33, income tax; 2% state tax; 1% city tax; and 3% retirement fund. What is her net income?
A. $157.61
B. $57.39
C. $170.51
D. $202.10
**Weegy:** A. $157.61 **User:** The letter of application is intended to
A. remind the prospective employer of your recent interview.
B. outline your value to a prospective employer.
C. find out what the prospective employer has to ... (More)

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Rob Polanski is a tractor salesman. Last week his total sales amounted to $38,642.00, and he received $2,704.94 in commission. What is his rate of commission?
A. 7%
B. 5.9%
C. 8.4%
D. 6%
**Weegy:** rate of commission is 7% **User:** Juan Ramirez sells suits in a major department store on weekends. He earns a commission of 5 percent on the first ten suits, and if he sells more than ten, he earns an additional 3 percent on the additional suits. Last weekend Juan sold thirteen $250 suits. What was his commission?
A. $260.00
B. $210.40
C. $147.50
D. $185.00
**Weegy:** T= commission for first ten suits + commission for suits after ten
T= .05(N*250) + .08(N*250)
T=((.05)(10(250)))+((.08)(3(250)))
T=125+60
T= $185 for thirteen suits
Answer D. [ &185.00
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Dawn Lingua bought three yards of cloth to make some curtains. The cloth was on sale for $2.25 per yard. How much did Dawn pay for the cloth if the sales tax was 5%?
A. $8.07
B. $7.09
C. $7.25
D. $2.36
**Weegy:** (3*2.25) * 1.05 = $7.09 is what he paid for the cloth. **User:** Alice Correa bought three yards of cloth to make a dress. The cloth was on sale for $1.93 per yard. How much did Alice pay for the cloth if the sales tax was 5 percent?
A. $6.08
B. $2.02
C. $5.82
D. $5.79
**Weegy:** Alice paid $5.08 for the cloth including 5% sales tax. $1.93 x 3 x 1.05 = $6.08. So the answer is: A. $6.08. (More)

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