1.   What is the first step in the 4-step plan to solve problems?
    A. Solve B. Plan
    C. Explore D. Examine
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  2.   Evaluate b3 + 6 if b = 2.
    A. 12 B. 14
    C. 15 D. 512
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  3.   Solve 3x = 18.
    A. 21 B. 15
    C. 6 D. 7
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  4.   Which symbol makes the following statement true?
7,500 ______ 7.5 × 103
    A. B. >
    C. < D. =
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  5.   Mrs. Harker is one of 20 teachers at Springfield Middle School. She has 21 students in her class. About how many students probably attend Springfield Middle School?
    A. 41 B. 400
    C. 220 D. 200
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  6.   Evaluate ab + 8 if a = 4 and b = 7
    A. 60 B. 36
    C. 55 D. 28
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  7.   Evaluate x + 5y if x = 12 and y = 9.
    A. 71 B. 47
    C. 57 D. 153
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  8.   Solve 5x = 55.
    A. 11 B. 9
    C. 12 D. 5
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  9.   67.2 m = ______ cm
    A. 67,200 B. 672
    C. 0.672 D. 6,720
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  10.   Write 7 · 7 · 7 · 7 · 7 in exponential form.
    A. 77 B. 75
    C. 57 D. 55
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  11.   Express 64 in exponential form as a power of 4.
    A. 43 B. 45
    C. 44 D. 26
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  12.   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. 5(1.5 + 1) + 2
    D. 1.5 + 1.5 + 1.5 + 1 + 1 + 2
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  13.   Graph the solution of 11 + y = 28 on a number line.
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  14.   Graph the solution of 18 = on a number line.
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  15.   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. = 33.3 B. 2s = 33.3
    C. s - 2 = 33.3 D. 2 + s = 33.3
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  16.   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
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  17.   Choose the sequence that is geometric.
    A. 4, 0.8, 0.16, 0.032, … B. 1, 2, 6, 24, …
    C. 1.2, 1.8, 2.4, 3.0, … D. 8, 7, 6, 5, …
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  18.   Choose the sequence that is neither arithmetic nor geometric.
    A. 1, 1, 1, 1, … B. 11, 18, 25, 32, …
    C. 15, 18, 21, 25, … D. 2, 1, 0.5, 0.25, …
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  19.   Michigan’s population is almost 10,000,000 people. Texas’ population is twice that of Michigan. About how many people live in Texas?
    A. 2.0 × 107 B. 2.0 × 106
    C. 2.0 × 109 D. 2.0 × 108
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  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 × 106 sq mi B. 3.5 × 104 sq mi
    C. 3.5 × 105 sq mi D. 3.5 × 103 sq mi
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