

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


A. 
Explore 
B. 
Examine 


C. 
Solve 
D. 
Plan 


Hint 


2. 
What is the third step in the 4step plan to solve problems? 


A. 
Examine 
B. 
Explore 


C. 
Plan 
D. 
Solve 


Hint 


3. 
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. 
3 miles 


C. 
10 miles 
D. 
15 miles 


Hint 


4. 
Solve 5 + y = 11. 


A. 
2 
B. 
7 


C. 
16 
D. 
6 


Hint 


5. 
Which symbol makes the following statement true? 3.25 × 10^{3} ______ 325 


A. 
< 
B. 
= 


C. 

D. 
> 


Hint 


6. 
In physics, the number measures the force of gravity between two objects when a and b each stand for the mass one of the objects and d stands for the distance between them. Find the force of gravity when a = 5, b = 8, and d = 2. 


A. 
10 
B. 
5 


C. 
20 
D. 
40 


Hint 


7. 
Solve x + 3 = 22. 


A. 
19 
B. 
17 


C. 
23 
D. 
25 


Hint 


8. 
Solve 3x = 36. 


A. 
14 
B. 
13 


C. 
6 
D. 
12 


Hint 


9. 
57 mL = ______ L 


A. 
0.0057 
B. 
57,000 


C. 
0.57 
D. 
0.057 


Hint 


10. 
The speed of light in a vacuum is exactly 299,792,458 meters per second. Write this number in scientific notation with the factor rounded to the hundredths place. 


A. 
2.99 × 10^{9} 
B. 
2.99 × 10^{10} 


C. 
3.00 × 10^{8} 
D. 
3.00 × 10^{9} 


Hint 


11. 
Find the next term in the sequence 13, 19, 24, 28, … 


A. 
41 
B. 
31 


C. 
32 
D. 
33 


Hint 


12. 
Evaluate 3^{7}. 


A. 
5,034 
B. 
343 


C. 
21 
D. 
2,187 


Hint 


13. 
Evaluate 12^{4}. 


A. 
18,491 
B. 
48 


C. 
20,736 
D. 
16,777,216 


Hint 


14. 
Evaluate 1^{5}. 


A. 
6 
B. 
15 


C. 
1 
D. 
5 


Hint 


15. 
Write 10 · 10 · 10 in exponential form. 


A. 
3^{10} 
B. 
1^{3} 


C. 
10^{3} 
D. 
3^{1} 


Hint 


16. 
The after school club purchased five basketballs, six soccer balls, and three volleyballs. How much did the club spend if a basketball costs $14.95, a soccer ball costs $19.99, and a volleyball costs $12? 


A. 
$216.80 
B. 
$225.65 


C. 
$206.72 
D. 
$230.69 


Hint 


17. 
Graph the solution of 11 + y = 28 on a number line. 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



Hint 


18. 
A steak dinner including filet mignon, a baked potato, and green beans costs $20. A slice of apple pie can be added for $6 more. How much would it cost a family of 5 to each have a steak dinner and apple pie? 


A. 
$26 
B. 
$50 


C. 
$106 
D. 
$130 


Hint 


19. 
Rewrite a + (b + c) using the Associative Property. 


A. 
a + b + c + 0 
B. 
(c + b) + a 


C. 
(a + b) + c 
D. 
ab + ac 


Hint 


20. 
Describe and identify the pattern in the sequence. 68, 85, 102, 119, … 


A. 
×2; geometric 
B. 
+17; geometric 


C. 
+17; arithmetic 
D. 
×1.5; geometric 


Hint 


