1. The steps of the four-step problem-solving plan, in order, are ________. A. examine, plan, solve, and explore B. plan, examine, explore, and solve C. explore, plan, solve, and examine D. examine, explore, plan, and solve Hint 2. What is a reasonable total income for the four years listed? A. \$21,000 B. \$22,000 C. \$20,000 D. \$19,000 Hint 3. To check means to ______. A. make a plan to solve the problem B. use your plan to solve the problem C. ask, ''Does my answer make sense for the problem?'' D. read the problem carefully Hint 4. Write the phrase ''18 more than 4 times a number'' as an algebraic expression. A. 4 + 18x B. 4x – 18 C. 4 + x + 18 D. 4x + 18 Hint 5. Simplify (p + 16) + 24. A. p + (16 · 24) B. 16p + 24 C. 40p D. p + 40 Hint 6. Simplify the expression b + 14b. A. 15b B. 13b C. 14b D. 14b2 Hint 7. Two numbers grouped together like (2, 5) are called ______. A. y-coordinates B. an ordered pair C. x-coordinates D. a coordinate system Hint 8. Which graph shows P(-1, -4)? A. B. C. D. Hint 9. Simplify the expression 12n + (-5n) + 3n. A. -4n B. 10n C. -20n D. 7n Hint 10. Find the solution for the equation w - 13 = -4. A. -17 B. 17 C. 9 D. -9 Hint 11. If , what is the value of c? A. 27 B. 1 C. 3 D. 9 Hint 12. Name the property shown by the statement a + b + 0 = 0 + a + b. A. Additive Identity B. Commutative Property of Addition C. Associative Property of Addition D. None of these Hint 13. Which value is the solution of 3x – 7 = 14? A. 8 B. 7 C. 9 D. 6 Hint 14. 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. 60 inches C. 50 inches D. 53 inches Hint 15. Find the sum 16 + (–3). A. 19 B. –13 C. 13 D. –19 Hint 16. Which ordered pair is the name of point A? A. (2, –4) B. (–3, 4) C. (3, 2) D. (–4, 5) Hint 17. Simplify 14q + 6 + 3q. A. 20q + 3 B. 23q C. 14q + 9 D. 17q + 6 Hint 18. Tickets to the school play sold for \$5.00 each. How may tickets were sold if the school earned \$1,375.00 in ticket sales? A. 75 tickets B. 337 tickets C. 6,875 tickets D. 275 tickets Hint 19. Solve –7c – 3c – 20 = 50. A. c = 3 B. c = -7 C. c = 7 D. c = -3 Hint 20. Venus and Fumiko are coworkers at a retail store. Venus earns \$2.25 more per hour than Fumiko. Together they earn \$14.55 per hour. How much money per hour does Venus earn? A. \$7.28 per hour B. \$8.40 per hour C. \$6.15 per hour D. \$12.30 per hour Hint