1.   The purpose of the Plan step is to ______.
    A. determine if the solution is reasonable
    B. determine the solution
    C. determine how to find the solution
    D. determine the facts involved
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  2.   To check means to ______.
    A. ask, ''Does my answer make sense for the problem?''
    B. read the problem carefully
    C. use your plan to solve the problem
    D. make a plan to solve the problem
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  3.   Name the operation that should be performed first in the expression
9 + 5 (6 1).
    A. division B. addition
    C. multiplication D. subtraction
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  4.   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
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  5.   What is the value of 6[(7 + 4) - 2(5 - 3)]?
    A. 48 B. 72
    C. 88 D. 42
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  6.   Simplify
    A. 12 B. 36
    C. 3 D. 27
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  7.   Evaluate the expression |a| 7 if a = 23.
    A. 30 B. 16
    C. 16 D. 30
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  8.   Which point lies in quadrant IV?
   
    A. F B. E
    C. G D. H
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  9.   Solve the equation 6 (8) = b.
    A. 2 B. 14
    C. 18 D. 2
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  10.   Determine the next three terms of the pattern
5, 7, 11, 17, 25, 35, .
    A. 47, 59, 77 B. 47, 59, 71
    C. 47, 61, 77 D. 47, 61, 71
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  11.   What is the rule for the pattern
100, 99, 97, 94, 90, ?
    A. Subtract the term number from the next term.
    B. Subtract even numbers from each term beginning with 2.
    C. Subtract the term number from the term.
    D. Subtract odd numbers from each term beginning with 1.
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  12.   Find the product of 2 and 5m.
    A. 10m B. 10m
    C. 10 D. 3m
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  13.   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. 200 HP, 25 mpg B. 175 HP, 25 mpg
    C. 150 HP, 29 mpg D. 190 HP, 23 mpg
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  14.   What conclusion can you make from the scatter plot?
   
    A. higher mileage results in greater power B. there is no correlation between power and mileage
    C. lower mileage gives the greatest power D. higher power results in low mileage
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  15.   Name the property shown by the statement a + b + 0 = 0 + a + b.
    A. Associative Property of Addition
    B. None of these
    C. Additive Identity
    D. Commutative Property of Addition
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  16.   Find the sum 16 + (3).
    A. 19 B. 13
    C. 19 D. 13
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  17.   Find the product 3(12).
    A. 9 B. 9
    C. 36 D. 36
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  18.   Evaluate 11xy if x = 3 and y = 5.
    A. 165 B. 22
    C. 22 D. 165
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  19.   Divide
    A. 52 B. 5
    C. 5 D. 52
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  20.   Evaluate xy 2 if x = 10 and y = 8.
    A. 9 B. 40
    C. 9 D. 40
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