

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


A. 
Solve 
B. 
Plan 


C. 
Explore 
D. 
Examine 


Hint 


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


A. 
12 
B. 
14 


C. 
15 
D. 
512 


Hint 


3. 
Solve 3x = 18. 


A. 
21 
B. 
15 


C. 
6 
D. 
7 


Hint 


4. 
Which symbol makes the following statement true? 7,500 ______ 7.5 × 10^{3} 


A. 

B. 
> 


C. 
< 
D. 
= 


Hint 


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 


Hint 


6. 
Evaluate ab + 8 if a = 4 and b = 7 


A. 
60 
B. 
36 


C. 
55 
D. 
28 


Hint 


7. 
Evaluate x + 5y if x = 12 and y = 9. 


A. 
71 
B. 
47 


C. 
57 
D. 
153 


Hint 


8. 
Solve 5x = 55. 


A. 
11 
B. 
9 


C. 
12 
D. 
5 


Hint 


9. 
67.2 m = ______ cm 


A. 
67,200 
B. 
672 


C. 
0.672 
D. 
6,720 


Hint 


10. 
Write 7 · 7 · 7 · 7 · 7 in exponential form. 


A. 
7^{7} 
B. 
7^{5} 


C. 
5^{7} 
D. 
5^{5} 


Hint 


11. 
Express 64 in exponential form as a power of 4. 


A. 
4^{3} 
B. 
4^{5} 


C. 
4^{4} 
D. 
2^{6} 


Hint 


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 


Hint 


13. 
Graph the solution of 11 + y = 28 on a number line. 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



Hint 


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


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



Hint 


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 


Hint 


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 


Hint 


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, … 


Hint 


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, … 


Hint 


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 × 10^{7} 
B. 
2.0 × 10^{6} 


C. 
2.0 × 10^{9} 
D. 
2.0 × 10^{8} 


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^{6} sq mi 
B. 
3.5 × 10^{4} sq mi 


C. 
3.5 × 10^{5} sq mi 
D. 
3.5 × 10^{3} sq mi 


Hint 


