1. The purpose of the Plan step is to ______. A. determine how to find the solution B. determine the facts involved C. determine if the solution is reasonable D. determine the solution Hint 2. To check means to ______. A. read the problem carefully B. make a plan to solve the problem C. use your plan to solve the problem D. ask, ''Does my answer make sense for the problem?'' Hint 3. Insert parentheses to make the equation 9 + 6 × 2 ÷ 3 – 1 = 12 true. A. 9 + 6 × 2 ÷ (3 - 1) = 12 B. (9 + 6 × 2) ÷ 3 - 1 = 12 C. 9 + (6 × 2) ÷ 3 - 1 = 12 D. (9 + 6) × 2 ÷ 3 - 1 = 12 Hint 4. Evaluate 2a + b – 12 if a = 14 and b = 12. A. 28 B. 40 C. 19 D. 9 Hint 5. What is the value of 3s(t +11) - 6r if r = 21, s = 9, and t = 11? A. 175 B. 468 C. 531 D. 480 Hint 6. Translate the phrase ''three less than a number'' into an algebraic expression. A. 3 – x B. x + 3 C. x – 3 D. 3x Hint 7. Name the property shown by the statement 6(2m) = (6 · 2)m. A. Associative Property of Addition B. Commutative Property of Addition C. Commutative Property of Multiplication D. Associative Property of Multiplication Hint 8. Solve 6 mentally. A. 24 B. 2 C. 3 D. 12 Hint 9. The origin O is represented by which ordered pair? A. (1, 0) B. (0, 1) C. (0, 0) D. (1, 1) Hint 10. Name the point for the ordered pair (3, 1). A. B. C. D. Hint 11. Write the relation whose graph is shown below as a set of ordered pairs. A. (-4, -3), (-3, 0), (-2, 4), (0, -4), (2, 3), (2, -1) B. {(-4, -3, -2, 0, 2), (-4, -3, -1, 0, 3, 4)} C. (-3, -4), (0, -3), (4, -2), (-4, 0), (3, 2), (-1, 2) D. {(-4, -3, -1, 0, 3, 4), (-4, -3, -2, 0, 2)} Hint 12. The scatter plot below compares the horsepower of various engines to the average mileage of a car with the particular engine. What does the point with the box around it represent? A. 190 HP, 23 mpg B. 200 HP, 25 mpg C. 175 HP, 25 mpg D. 150 HP, 29 mpg Hint 13. Which point represents the car engine with the best fuel economy? A. (75, 39) B. (150, 33) C. (350, 21) D. (275, 16) Hint 14. Write a numerical expression for the verbal phrase three more than the quotient of eight and four. A. 3 + 8 ÷ 4 B. (3 + 8) ÷ 4 C. (3 + 4) ÷ 8 D. 3 + 4 ÷ 8 Hint 15. Lorenzo purchased three shirts for \$29.99 each, two pairs of jeans for \$34.99 each and one pair of shoes for \$59.99. Excluding tax, how much did Lorenzo spend on these items? A. \$219.94 B. \$249.94 C. \$189.95 D. \$184.95 Hint 16. In soccer, each player has a rank based on his/her individual points. A player earns two points for each goal he/she scores and one point for each assist. During a one week span, Sabrina scored four goals and had two assists. What was Sabrina's individual point total for the week? A. 10 B. 6 C. 8 D. 12 Hint 17. Simplify 5 · x · 10. A. 50x B. 50 + x C. 15x D. 15 + x Hint 18. Simplify (r + 6) + 27. A. 33r B. 6r + 27 C. r + 33 D. r + 21 Hint 19. Determine what relationship a scatter plot of the following data might show: a person's age and his/her telephone number. A. No Relationship B. Positive Relationship C. Scatter Relationship D. Negative Relationship Hint 20. Cheng-Yu has been recording data based on her age and height, which can be seen in the scatter plot shown. Predict Cheng-Yu's height when she is 14 years old. A. 58 inches B. 50 inches C. 53 inches D. 60 inches Hint