1. The Ming dynasty in China ended in the year 1644. It had lasted for 276 years. In what year did the Ming dynasty begin? A. 1368 B. 276 C. 1340 D. 1920 Hint 2. In 1999, the state of Vermont produced 60,000 more gallons of maple syrup than Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin combined. Use the table to find how many gallons of maple syrup Vermont produced in 1999. A. 250,000 B. 350,000 C. 370,000 D. 310,000 Hint 3. At noon the temperature was 64°. The change in temperature eachhour afterward is shown in the table. What was the temperature afterthe third hour? A. 63° B. 62° C. 64° D. 65° Hint 4. Evaluate 6 · 7 – 2p if p = 5. A. 150 B. 200 C. 32 D. 420 Hint 5. Find 6 × 35 mentally using the distributive property. A. 41 B. 900 C. 210 D. 191 Hint 6. The number 995 is divisible by which number? A. 3 B. 5 C. 2 D. 9 Hint 7. Estimate A. 1 B. 0 C. D. Hint 8. Find Write the answer in simplest form. A. B. C. D. Hint 9. Which number line shows the graph of –3? A. B. C. D. Hint 10. Which is least, 0, –6, 3, or –3? A. –6 B. –3 C. 3 D. 0 Hint 11. Your parents tell you that they will give you a weekly allowance of \$2 every time you do the dishes, \$5 every time you sweep the floor, and \$3 every time you pull weeds. How much money will you get if you do the dishes three times, sweep the floor once, and pull weeds twice in a week? A. \$60 B. \$17 C. \$10 D. \$23 Hint 12. The line graph shows the length of Jeremiah's pet snake, Bonzo. Predict Bonzo's length when he is 6 months old. A. 36'' B. 15'' C. 21'' D. 25'' Hint 13. Martin is making soup. The recipe calls for 8 cups of water. The measuring cup he has only measures in pints. How many pints of water should he add? A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 1 Hint 14. Express 0.9% as a decimal. A. 0.0009 B. 0.09 C. 0.9 D. 0.009 Hint 15. Find the area of a triangle with base 2.5 cm and height 3 cm. A. 12.5 cm2 B. 3.75 cm2 C. 4.5 cm2 D. 7.5 cm2 Hint 16. Represent a gain of twenty dollars numerically. A. -20 B. -40 C. +40 D. +20 Hint 17. Choose the addition sentence that represents the model. A. 2 + (–6) = –4 B. 8 + (–4) = 4 C. 6 + 2 = 8 D. 6 + (–2) = 4 Hint 18. Choose the subtraction sentence represented by the model. A. 2 – 3 = –1 B. 2 – (–3) = 5 C. –2 – (–3) = 1 D. –2 – 3 = –5 Hint 19. Solve 6 = 2c + 10. A. 8 B. -2 C. 2 D. -4 Hint 20. Mr. Smith wants to give a 20% tip for a food bill of \$24.80. About how much should he leave for the tip? A. \$30 B. \$5 C. \$10 D. \$2.50 Hint