

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


A. 
Plan 
B. 
Explore 


C. 
Examine 
D. 
Solve 


Hint 


2. 
An infant weighs 7 pounds at birth. Assuming that she gains 1 pound every 2 weeks, how much will she weigh in 10 weeks? 


A. 
7 pounds 
B. 
17 pounds 


C. 
12 pounds 
D. 
5 pounds 


Hint 


3. 
Evaluate 3x + 2y if x = 3 and y = 7. 


A. 
27 
B. 
105 


C. 
23 
D. 
5 


Hint 


4. 
Evaluate 3^{4}. 


A. 
81 
B. 
7 


C. 
64 
D. 
12 


Hint 


5. 
Evaluate b^{3} + 6 if b = 2. 


A. 
15 
B. 
14 


C. 
12 
D. 
512 


Hint 


6. 
What is the next term in the sequence 1, 4, 7, 10, … ? 


A. 
17 
B. 
30 


C. 
13 
D. 
40 


Hint 


7. 
Evaluate 3 × 5 + 12 ÷ 3. 


A. 
19 
B. 
9 


C. 
11 
D. 
27 


Hint 


8. 
Evaluate x^{2} + 2xy + y^{2} if = 4 and y = 7. 


A. 
121 
B. 
65 


C. 
86 
D. 
78 


Hint 


9. 
Solve 3x = 36. 


A. 
12 
B. 
14 


C. 
6 
D. 
13 


Hint 


10. 
Find the next term in the sequence 15, 19, 23, 27, … 


A. 
29 
B. 
81 


C. 
30 
D. 
31 


Hint 


11. 
Find the next term in the sequence 83, 92, 101, 110, … 


A. 
119 
B. 
121 


C. 
111 
D. 
55 


Hint 


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


A. 
41 
B. 
31 


C. 
33 
D. 
32 


Hint 


13. 
Write 4^{5} as a product of the same factor. 


A. 
5 · 5 · 5 · 5 
B. 
5 · 5 · 5 · 5 · 5 


C. 
4 · 4 · 4 · 4 
D. 
4 · 4 · 4 · 4 · 4 


Hint 


14. 
The table shows how much time Eva spent in a music chat room on the Internet during the week. Which expression cannot be used to find the total number of hours she spent in the chat room? 





A. 
3(1.5) + 2(1) + 2 


B. 
3 × 1.5 + 2 × 1 + 2 


C. 
1.5 + 1.5 + 1.5 + 1 + 1 + 2 


D. 
5(1.5 + 1) + 2 


Hint 


15. 
Graph the solution of 11 + y = 28 on a number line. 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



Hint 


16. 
On a full flight from San Antonio to Los Angeles 28 people sat in first class. If 130 were on the flight, how many people sat in coach? 


A. 
108 
B. 
158 


C. 
102 
D. 
112 


Hint 


17. 
Mrs. Robinson bought each of her two daughters a red, white, and blue striped sweater. Her total came to $33.30. Find an equation that shows how much each sweater cost. Use s to represent of the cost of 1 sweater. 


A. 
2s = 33.3 
B. 
= 33.3 


C. 
s  2 = 33.3 
D. 
2 + s = 33.3 


Hint 


18. 
Use the Distributive Property to find (7  4)8 written as an equivalent expression. Then evaluate the expression. 


A. 
7 · 8  4 · 8; 24 
B. 
7 · 8  8  4; 24 


C. 
8  7 · 8  4; 4 
D. 
7 · 8  4 · 8; 416 


Hint 


19. 
Choose the sequence that is neither arithmetic nor geometric. 


A. 
1, 1, 1, 1, … 
B. 
2, 1, 0.5, 0.25, … 


C. 
11, 18, 25, 32, … 
D. 
15, 18, 21, 25, … 


Hint 


20. 
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^{4} sq mi 
B. 
3.5 × 10^{3} sq mi 


C. 
3.5 × 10^{5} sq mi 
D. 
3.5 × 10^{6} sq mi 


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