1. The steps of the four-step problem-solving plan, in order, are ________. A. examine, explore, plan, and solve B. explore, plan, solve, and examine C. examine, plan, solve, and explore D. plan, examine, explore, and solve Hint 2. What is a reasonable total income for the four years listed? A. \$19,000 B. \$22,000 C. \$20,000 D. \$21,000 Hint 3. The purpose of the Plan step is to ______. A. determine the solution B. determine how to find the solution C. determine the facts involved D. determine if the solution is reasonable Hint 4. Which operation should be performed first in the expression?4 + 8 ÷ 2 × 3 – 10? A. subtraction B. division C. addition D. multiplication Hint 5. Simplify A. 12 B. 27 C. 3 D. 36 Hint 6. A verbal phrase for 6n – 4 is ______. A. the difference of six times a number and four B. four more than six times a number C. four less than six and a number D. the product of six and four less than a number Hint 7. Find the product 4 · 6 · 5 mentally. A. 100 B. 80 C. 20 D. 120 Hint 8. Evaluate i + (j + k) if i = 14, j = 8, and k = 16. A. 38 B. 28 C. 50 D. 42 Hint 9. Which age group listed in the table is the third largest? A. 25-34 B. 13-17 C. 35-44 D. 18-24 Hint 10. Simplify |–13| – |5|. A. 8 B. –8 C. –18 D. 18 Hint 11. Choose the ordered pair for point L. A. (0, –4) B. (3, 4) C. (2, –3) D. (–4, 1) Hint 12. Which graph shows P(-1, -4)? A. B. C. D. Hint 13. Which symbol makes the expression –15 ___ –14 true? A. < B. = C. > D. × Hint 14. Find an expression to compare |–7| and 7. A. |–7| > 7 B. |–7| < 7 C. |-7| 7 D. |–7| = 7 Hint 15. What is the sum of –32 and –16? A. –16 B. –2 C. –48 D. 2 Hint 16. Evaluate p – (–13) if p = –6. A. 7 B. –7 C. –19 D. 19 Hint 17. Simplify (-16c) - (-4c). A. -20c B. 12c C. 20c D. -12c Hint 18. Find the tenth term of the pattern 0, 1, 4, 9, 16, 25, 36, … . A. 49 B. 64 C. 100 D. 81 Hint 19. Find the product of 2 and –5m. A. 10m B. –3m C. –10 D. –10m Hint 20. Find the quotient A. 49 B. –14 C. 7 D. –49 Hint