

1. 
What is the first step in the 4step plan to solve problems? 


A. 
Plan 
B. 
Solve 


C. 
Explore 
D. 
Examine 


Hint 


2. 
The equation where d represents the distance in miles and t is the number of seconds between seeing lightening and hearing thunder, tells how far away a thunderstorm is. How far is it to a thunderstorm if you count 15 seconds between seeing the lightening and hearing the thunder? 


A. 
1 mile 
B. 
10 miles 


C. 
3 miles 
D. 
15 miles 


Hint 


3. 
Evaluate 3^{4}. 


A. 
64 
B. 
12 


C. 
7 
D. 
81 


Hint 


4. 
Evaluate b^{3} + 6 if b = 2. 


A. 
512 
B. 
14 


C. 
15 
D. 
12 


Hint 


5. 
The perimeter of a square is 4 times the length of a side. Use the equation P = 4s to find the perimeter of a square whose side has a length of 6 inches. 


A. 
24 in. 
B. 
12 in. 


C. 
36 in. 
D. 
10 in. 


Hint 


6. 
11,241 g = ______kg 


A. 
112.41 
B. 
11.241 


C. 
11,241,000 
D. 
0.11241 


Hint 


7. 
2,400 mL = ______L 


A. 
2.4 
B. 
24 


C. 
0.24 
D. 
2,400,000 


Hint 


8. 
Which symbol makes the following statement true? 7,500 ______ 7.5 × 10^{3} 


A. 
> 
B. 
= 


C. 
< 
D. 



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9. 
Anna lives in San Francisco, and she has a business partner in Washington, D.C. Sometimes she flies to Washington for meetings; San Francisco and Washington, D.C., are 2438 miles apart. In August, Anna flies to Washington and back twice. What is a good estimate of the number of miles she has flown in August? 


A. 
1000 miles 
B. 
5000 miles 


C. 
10000 miles 
D. 
2500 miles 


Hint 


10. 
Evaluate 3 × 5 + 12 ÷ 3. 


A. 
11 
B. 
9 


C. 
19 
D. 
27 


Hint 


11. 
Evaluate 4^{2} – 10 


A. 
16 
B. 
26 


C. 
6 
D. 
2 


Hint 


12. 
Find the next term in the sequence 13, 19, 24, 28, … 


A. 
31 
B. 
32 


C. 
41 
D. 
33 


Hint 


13. 
Evaluate 1^{5}. 


A. 
5 
B. 
15 


C. 
6 
D. 
1 


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14. 
Graph the solution of 18 = on a number line. 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



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15. 
On average, letter carriers deliver approximately 670 million pieces of mail each day. About how many pieces of mail do they deliver in 6 days? 


A. 
4.02 billion 
B. 
420 billion 


C. 
4,020 
D. 
4.02 million 


Hint 


16. 
Find the property that is shown by y + z = z + y. 


A. 
Commutative Property of Multiplication 
B. 
Commutative Property of Addition 


C. 
Identity Property of Addition 
D. 
Associative Property of Addition. 


Hint 


17. 
Describe and identify the pattern in the sequence. 68, 85, 102, 119, … 


A. 
×1.5; geometric 
B. 
×2; geometric 


C. 
+17; arithmetic 
D. 
+17; geometric 


Hint 


18. 
The Mojave Desert in southern California is 15,000 square miles. The Sahara Desert in northern Africa is about 233 times larger than the Mojave Desert. How big is the Sahara Desert? 


A. 
3.5 × 10^{6} sq mi 
B. 
3.5 × 10^{5} sq mi 


C. 
3.5 × 10^{3} sq mi 
D. 
3.5 × 10^{4} sq mi 


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