1.   The steps of the four-step problem-solving plan, in order, are ________.
    A. explore, plan, solve, and examine
    B. plan, examine, explore, and solve
    C. examine, explore, plan, and solve
    D. examine, plan, solve, and explore
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  2.   The purpose of the Plan step is to ______.
    A. determine how to find the solution
    B. determine if the solution is reasonable
    C. determine the solution
    D. determine the facts involved
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  3.   Simplify
    A. 12 B. 3
    C. 36 D. 27
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  4.   What is the value of 3s(t +11) - 6r if r = 21, s = 9, and t = 11?
    A. 175 B. 480
    C. 531 D. 468
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  5.   An example of the Commutative Property of Addition is ______________.
    A. 2 + 4 = 4 + 2
    B. 2 · 4 = 4 · 2
    C. 2(4 · 6) = (2 · 4)6
    D. 2 + (4 + 6) = (2 + 4) + 6
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  6.   The solution for 124 - a = 77 is ______.
    A. 211. B. 57.
    C. 47. D. 201.
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  7.   Choose the graph of the ordered pair (3, 4).
    A.
    B.
    C.
    D.
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  8.   Write ''16 less than a number is 28'' as an equation.
    A. 16n = 28 B. n - 16 = 28
    C. 28 D. n + 16 = 28
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  9.   Graph the relation.
   
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  10.   The graph below shows ___________
   
    A. a negative relationship. B. a positive relationship.
    C. a scatter relationship. D. no relationship.
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  11.   What conclusion can you make from the scatter plot?
   
    A. higher power results in low mileage B. there is no correlation between power and mileage
    C. lower mileage gives the greatest power D. higher mileage results in greater power
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  12.   A towing company charges $25.00 plus $1.50 per mile to tow a car. What is the cost to tow a car thirty miles?
    A. $45.00 B. $56.50
    C. $70.00 D. $795.00
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  13.   Evaluate 10b + 3c, if b = 3 and c = 11.
    A. 43 B. 27
    C. 63 D. 66
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  14.   Simplify 6 + b + 3.
    A. 9b B. 3 + b
    C. 9 D. b + 9
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